berstan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brestaną (with e-r metathesis in West Germanic). Cognate with Old Frisian bersta, Old Saxon brestan (Dutch bersten, barsten), Old High German brestan (German bersten), Old Norse bresta.

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Verb[edit]

berstan

  1. to break, shatter, burst

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