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See also: Barr, barr-, bàrr, bárr, bärr, and Bärr

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse barr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

barr n (genitive singular barrs, no plural)

  1. pine needles

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish barr (top, tip, end; crop, produce), from Proto-Celtic *barros (compare Middle Welsh barr).

NounEdit

barr m (genitive singular bairr or barr, nominative plural barra)

  1. tip, head, point
  2. top; summit
  3. upper part
  4. surface
  5. coating; cream, scum
  6. (agriculture) crop, cut, yield
  7. yield, result
  8. addition, excess
  9. superiority
  10. extremity
  11. (of wavelength) crest
DeclensionEdit
Alternative declension
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • cafarr (helmet, headpiece; kerchief)

VerbEdit

barr (present analytic barrann, future analytic barrfaidh, verbal noun barradh, past participle barrtha)

  1. (transitive) top; surpass
  2. (transitive, of nail) clinch
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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Compare English bar.

NounEdit

barr m (genitive singular bairr)

  1. bar, hindrance
DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

barr (present analytic barrann, future analytic barrfaidh, verbal noun barradh, past participle barrtha)

  1. (transitive) bar, hinder
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
barr bharr mbarr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Middle WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *barros (compare Irish barr), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰers-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

barr m (plural barriau)

  1. top
  2. summit, crest

MutationEdit

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal Aspirate
barr uarr / varr marr unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *baraz.

NounEdit

barr n

  1. acicular leaves, needles (of the fir or pine)
  2. barley

Derived termsEdit

  • barraxlaðr (high-shouldered, with sharp, prominent shoulderbones)
  • barrviðr (pine-forrest; the wood of the fir)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • barr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Entry "barr" on page 43 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

barr m (plural barr)

  1. stone

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse barr.

NounEdit

barr n

  1. needle; leaf of a coniferous tree
  2. (dated, slang, uncountable) hair

DeclensionEdit

Declension of barr 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barr barret barr barren
Genitive barrs barrets barrs barrens

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

barr c

  1. (gymnastics) parallel bars

DeclensionEdit

Declension of barr 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barr barren barrar barrarna
Genitive barrs barrens barrars barrarnas