DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ber.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛr/, [b̥æɐ̯]

NounEdit

bær n (singular definite bærret, plural indefinite bær)

  1. berry
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See bære.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛːr/, [b̥æɐ̯ˀ]

VerbEdit

bær

  1. Imperative of bære.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bœr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bær m

  1. farm
  2. town

DeclensionEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ber.

NounEdit

bær n

  1. berry

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

“baer” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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: Balto-Slavic *basas (Lithuanian bãsas, Latvian bass, Russian босой (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

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 09:49