DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ber.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛr/, [ˈb̥ɛɐ̯], [ˈpɛɐ̯]

NounEdit

bær n (singular definite bærret, plural indefinite bær)

  1. berry
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛːˀr/, [ˈb̥ɛˀɐ̯], [ˈb̥ɛɐ̯ˀ]

VerbEdit

bær

  1. imperative of bære

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bǿr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paiːr/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -aiːr

NounEdit

bær m (genitive singular bæjar, nominative plural bæir)

  1. farm
  2. town

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ber.

NounEdit

bær n (definite singular bæret, indefinite plural bær, definite plural bæra or bærene)

  1. a berry
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bær

  1. imperative of bære

ReferencesEdit

“bær” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse ber,[1] from Proto-Germanic *bazją. Akin to English berry.

NounEdit

bær n (definite singular bæret, indefinite plural bær, definite plural bæra)

  1. a berry
InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bærr,[1] from Proto-Germanic *bēriz. Doublet of -bar.

AdjectiveEdit

bær (masculine and feminine bær, neuter bært, definite singular and plural bære, comparative bærare, indefinite superlative bærast, definite superlative bæraste)

  1. (chiefly of cattle) about to calve, or which recently has calved
    Synonyms: drektig (gestating), tidd (gestating)
  2. (more generally, or in compounds) carrying
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

bær

  1. present tense of bæra (non-standard since 1938)
  2. imperative of bæra (non-standard since 1938)

Etymology 4Edit

AdjectiveEdit

bær (masculine and feminine bær, neuter bært, definite singular and plural bære, comparative bærare, indefinite superlative bærast, definite superlative bæraste)

  1. (obsolete, dialectal or eye dialect) alternative spelling of berr (bare)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “bær” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ivar Aasen (1850), “Bær”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000

AnagramsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *baʀ, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰosós.

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian bar, Old Saxon bar, Middle Dutch bar, baer (Dutch bar, baar), Old High German bar (German bar), Old Norse berr (Swedish bar, Norwegian Nynorsk berr).

Indo-European cognates: Proto-Balto-Slavic *basas (Lithuanian bãsas, Latvian bass, Russian босо́й (bosój), Polish bosy), Albanian mbath (I wear).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bær

  1. bare, naked, unconcealed
    Wit her baru standaþ unwered wædo.We stand here naked, unprotected by garments. (Cædmon's Metrical Paraphrase)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: bar, bare

Old NorseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bær

  1. strong feminine nominative singular of bærr
  2. strong neuter nominative/accusative plural of bærr

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ber, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

NounEdit

bær n

  1. berry

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit