bērs

See also: bers

LatvianEdit

Bēra ķēve

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *bēr-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-, *bʰēr- (shiny, light brown). Cognates include Lithuanian beras, Proto-Germanic *beran (bear) (Old High German bëro, German Bär, English bear).[1]

AdjectiveEdit

bērs (definite bērais, adverb bēri)

  1. (of horses and their hair) brown, bay
    bērs kumeļšbrown, bay foal, colt
    bēra ķēvebrown, bay mare

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “bērs” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.
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