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See also: bara, Bara, Bára, bāra, bära, barā, and bara-

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bára (billow, wave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bára f (genitive singular báru, plural bárur)

  1. a single little wave, billow
    Tað er ikki bára á sjónum.
    It is totally calm.
    Sjáldan er ein báran støk.
    “When it rains, it pours.”

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bára
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bára báran bárur bárurnar
accusative báru báruna bárur bárurnar
dative báru báruni bárum bárunum
genitive báru bárunnar bára báranna

SynonymsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bára (billow, wave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bára f (genitive singular báru, nominative plural bárur)

  1. wave

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpaːra/

NounEdit

bára

  1. bar (public house)

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, no gradation
Nominative bára
Genitive bára
Singular Plural
Nominative bára bárat
Accusative bára báraid
Genitive bára báraid
Illative bárii báraide
Locative báras bárain
Comitative bárain báraiguin
Essive báran
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person báran bárame báramet
2nd person bárat bárade báradet
3rd person báras báraska báraset

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Perhaps from berja.

NounEdit

bára f

  1. wave, billow

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry "bára" on page 45 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).