See also: bers

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LatvianEdit

 
Bēra ķēve

EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

bērs (def. bērais; adv. bēri)

  1. (of horses and their hair) brown, bay
    bērs kumeļš‎ ― brown, bay foal, colt
    bēra ķēve‎ ― brown, bay mare

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ReferencesEdit

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