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EtymologyEdit

From Old English bearntēam; equivalent to barn (child) +‎ teme (folk).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbarntɛːm/, /ˈbaːrntɛːm/

NounEdit

barntem

  1. (direct) offspring, lineage.
  2. (rare, Late Middle English) kinfolk, family
  3. (rare) folk, nation, clan
  4. (rare) descendant, child.

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