birt

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See also: bírt, BIRT, and Birt

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English byrte; compare French bertonneau and English bret, burt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

birt (plural birts)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for birt in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wirt, from Old High German *wirt, from Proto-Germanic *werduz (host). Doublet of Sette Comuni dialect biart (master, owner). Cognate with German Wirt (innkeeper).

Noun[edit]

birt m

  1. (Luserna) innkeeper

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “birt” in Cimbrian, Ladin, Mòcheno: Getting to know 3 peoples. 2015. Servizio minoranze linguistiche locali della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Trento, Italy.
  • “birt” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

birt m

  1. genitive singular of beart (bundle; covering; cast)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
birt bhirt mbirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wirt, from Old High German *wirt, from Proto-Germanic *werduz (host). Cognate with German Wirt.

Noun[edit]

birt m

  1. innkeeper

Derived terms[edit]

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

birt

  1. third-person singular preterite absolute of beirid

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

·birt

  1. second-person singular preterite conjunct of beirid

Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

birt

  1. strong neuter nominative/accusative singular of birgr

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian birt

Noun[edit]

birt n (plural birturi)

  1. diner, eatery

Declension[edit]