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Bēra ķēve

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *bēr-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-, *bʰēr- (shiny, light brown). Cognates include Lithuanian bėras (bay (of horses)), Proto-Germanic *beran (bear) (Old High German bëro, German Bär, English bear).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

bērs (definite bērais, adverb bēri)

  1. (of horses and their hair) brown, bay
    bērs kumeļšbrown, bay foal, colt
    bēra ķēvebrown, bay mare

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VerbEdit

bērs

  1. 3rd person singular future indicative form of bērt
  2. 3rd person plural future indicative form of bērt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “bērs”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7