LatinEdit

VerbEdit

beor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of beō

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *beuzą (beer), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰews- (dross, sediment, brewer's yeast).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bēor n

  1. (chiefly poetic) beer, ale
    Gebeotedon beore druncne oret-mecgas, ðæt hie in beor-sele bidan woldon Grendles guðe
    The sons of conflict, drunk on beer, promised that they would wait in the beer-hall for Grendel’s attack.
    Synonym: ealu

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: bere, beere