berula

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Gaulish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive form of beru, from Proto-Celtic *beru, *bẹrŭro- (spring, well), said by Matasović to likely be related to *brutus (fermentation, boiling heat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

berulā f

  1. cress

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: berle

References[edit]

  • Matasović, Ranko, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, 2009, →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish berulā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

berula f (genitive berulae); first declension

  1. a herb: bittercress or waterparsnip
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Marcellus Empiricus to this entry?)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative berula berulae
Genitive berulae berulārum
Dative berulae berulīs
Accusative berulam berulās
Ablative berulā berulīs
Vocative berula berulae

References[edit]

  • berŭla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • berŭla in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934, page 215/2