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See also: baere, Bäre, and -bære

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish bæræ, from Old Norse bera, from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (to bear, carry).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛːrə/, [ˈb̥æːɐ]

VerbEdit

bære (imperative bær, infinitive at bære, present tense bærer, past tense bar, perfect tense har båret)

  1. carry (to transport by lifting)
  2. carry (to be transmitted; to travel)
  3. bear (to be equipped with something)
  4. bear (to put up with something)
  5. bear (to produce or yield something, such as fruit or crops)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bera, from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (to bear, carry).

VerbEdit

bære (imperative bær, present tense bærer, passive bæres, simple past bar, past participle båret, present participle bærende)

  1. to bear; endure
  2. to wear
  3. to support; bear; carry

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

bære (present tense bær, past tense bar, past participle bore, passive infinitive bærast, present participle bærande, imperative bær)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by bera