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See also: Bearn, beàrn, Béarn, and Bèarn

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bearn

  1. Alternative form of barn (child)

Old EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *barną (child). Cognate with Old Saxon barn, Old High German barn, Old Norse barn, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌽 (barn). Related to beran.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bæɑ̯rn/, [bæɑ̯rˠn]

NounEdit

bearn n (nominative plural bearn)

  1. A child, especially a son
    Bearn Godes: Son of God. (Codex Vercellensis)

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Etymology 2Edit

Inflections.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bearn

  1. First-person singular preterite of beirnan
  2. Third-person singular preterite of beirnan

Etymology 3Edit

Contraction of bereern, bereærn (literally barley-place), equivalent to bere +‎ ærn.

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NounEdit

bearn n

  1. A place to store barley
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