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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 (genitive singular bæjar, nominative plural bæir)

  1. farm
  2. town

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ber. Akin to English berry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bæːr/
  • Homophone: ber (in some dialects)

NounEdit

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

  1. a berry

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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 (bosoj), 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


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bær n

  1. berry

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit