bier

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Middle English beer, beere, bere, from Old English bēr, (West Saxon) bǣr ‎(stretcher, bier), from Proto-Germanic *bērō (Dutch baar, German Bahre), from *beraną ‎(to bear). More at bear.

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Noun[edit]

bier ‎(plural biers)

  1. A litter to transport the corpse of a dead person.
  2. A platform or stand where a body or coffin is placed.
  3. A count of forty threads in the warp or chain of woollen cloth.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bier c

  1. plural indefinite of bi

Verb[edit]

bier

  1. present tense of bie

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bier, from Old Dutch *bior, from Proto-Germanic *beuzą ‎(beer), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰews- ‎(dross). Compare West Frisian bier, German Bier, Low German Beer, bêr, English beer, Icelandic bjór.

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Noun[edit]

bier n ‎(plural bieren, diminutive biertje n)

  1. beer
    Het is hier nu vooral feest en bier drinken.
    Here it's mostly partying and drinking beer.

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

bier

  1. Imperative singular of bieren.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of bieren.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

bier m, f

  1. indefinite plural of bie

Vilamovian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bier ‎(plural biern)

  1. berry