Open main menu

EnglishEdit

 
barre chord

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French barre. Doublet of bar.

NounEdit

barre (plural barres)

  1. (ballet) A handrail fixed to a wall used for ballet exercises.
  2. (music) Short for barre chord.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French barre (bar, ingot).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /barə/, [ˈb̥ɑːɑ]

NounEdit

barre c (singular definite barren, plural indefinite barrer)

  1. ingot
  2. bar
  3. (gymnastics) parallel bars, uneven bars

InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French barre, from Old French barre (beam, bar, gate, barrier), from Vulgar Latin *barra, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Old Frankish *bara (bar, beam, barrier, fence), from Proto-Germanic *barō (beam, bar, barrier), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (to strike, pierce). If so, then cognate with Old High German para, bara (bar, beam, one's cherished land), Middle Dutch bāre, baer (bar, barrier, rail), Old Frisian ber (attack, assault), Swedish bärling (a spoke), Norwegian berling (a small bar in a vehicle, rod), Latin forus (gangway, plank), Russian забо́р (zabór, fencing, paling, fence), Ancient Greek φάρος (pháros, piece of land, furrow, marker, beacon, lighthouse).

An alternative etymology derives Old French barre and Vulgar Latin *barra from a Celtic source related to Breton barri (branch, twig).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baʁ/, /bɑʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

barre f (plural barres)

  1. bar, cake, ingot
  2. (typography) Clipping of barre oblique: the slash mark/
  3. (typography) Clipping of barre de fraction: the fraction slash
  4. (typography) Clipping of barre inscrite: the bar diacritics̵⟩, ⟨̶⟩, ⟨̷⟩, and ⟨̸
  5. (typography) Clipping of barre verticale: the pipe mark|
  6. (typography, improper) Clipping of barre oblique inversée: the backslash\
  7. (nautical) helm, tiller
  8. (heraldry) bend sinister

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

barre f

  1. plural of barra

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

barre f (plural barres)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) helm, tiller; reef
  2. (Jersey, cycling) crossbar

SynonymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From German Barre, Barren, from French barre and Latin barra

NounEdit

barre m (definite singular barren, indefinite plural barrer, definite plural barrene)

  1. a bar or ingot (of precious metal)
  2. a barre (e.g. for ballet training)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Barren, from French barre and Latin barra

NounEdit

barre m (definite singular barren, indefinite plural barrar, definite plural barrane)

  1. a bar or ingot (of precious metal)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

barre f (oblique plural barres, nominative singular barre, nominative plural barres)

  1. bar (solid, more or less rigid object with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Elle a l'us clos et fermet a la barre.
      She shut the door and closed it using the bar

DescendantsEdit

  • English: bar
  • French: barre

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

barre

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of barrar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of barrar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of barrar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of barrar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

barre

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of barrer.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of barrer.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of barrer.