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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English Bernard, from Old French Bernard, Bernart, from Medieval Latin Bernardus, probably from Frankish *Bernhard (compare Old High German Bernhart, Old English Beornheard), from Proto-Germanic *Bernuharduz, equivalent to bear +‎ -ard. Popularized by medieval European saints.

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Bernard

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
    • 1992 Thomas Keneally, Woman of the Inner Sea, Plume (1994), →ISBN, pages 18-19:
      A similar arrangement was made for her son Bernard, named in honor of the great Carthusian mystic (at least, that is what Jim Gaffney would softly tell Mrs. Kozinski) and of Bernie Astor, the publicist.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

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EtymologyEdit

From English Bernard, from Germanic.

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Bernard

  1. a male given name from the Germanic languages

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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Bernard.


CzechEdit

 
Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Bernard m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Bernard

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  • IPA(key): /bɛʁ.naʁ/
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Bernard m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Bernard
  2. A patronymic surname​.

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Bernard m pers

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Bernard

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Further readingEdit

  • Bernard in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Bernard m (genitive Bernarda, nominative plural Bernardovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Bernard

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Further readingEdit

  • Bernard in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk