See also: Bera, béra, bēra, and bērā

Atong (India)Edit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

bera

  1. fence

ReferencesEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

bera

  1. allative singular of be

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bera

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of brát

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From berur

NounEdit

bera f (genitive singular beru, plural berur)

  1. clearing
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bera
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bera beran berur berurnar
accusative beru beruna berur berurnar
dative beru beruni berum berunum
genitive beru berunnar bera beranna
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bera (to bear), from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

VerbEdit

bera (takes accusative object, third person singular past indicative bar, third person plural past indicative bóru, supine borið)

  1. to bear, to carry
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of bera (group v-54)
infinitive bera
supine borið
participle (a26)1 berandi borin
present past
first singular beri bar
second singular bert bart
third singular ber bar
plural bera bóru
imperative
singular ber!
plural berið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Old Norse bera (to bear), from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

VerbEdit

bera (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative bar, third-person plural past indicative báru, supine borið)

  1. (governs the accusative) to carry, to bear
  2. (governs the accusative, of cows and sheep) to give birth
  3. (impersonal) denotes an obligation or duty to do something
    • Article 1, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Icelandic, English)
      Hver maður er borinn frjáls og jafn öðrum að virðingu og réttindum. Menn eru gæddir vitsmunum og samvizku, og ber þeim að breyta bróðurlega hverjum við annan.
      All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
    Mér ber að fara í stríð.
    It is my duty to go to war.
ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bera, from Proto-Germanic *bazōną.

VerbEdit

bera (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative beraði, supine berað)

  1. to bare
ConjugationEdit

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bera

  1. Rōmaji transcription of べら
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ベラ

KelabitEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-North Sarawak [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəʀas, from Proto-Austronesian *bəʀas.

NounEdit

bera

  1. rice ((raw) seeds used as food)

Khumi ChinEdit

 
Bera.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Bengali ভেড়া (bheṛa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bera

  1. sheep

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 74

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bēra

  1. inflection of bērus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

AdjectiveEdit

bērā

  1. ablative feminine singular of bērus

ReferencesEdit

  • bera in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bera in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • bera in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bera, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-. Akin to English bear.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bera (present tense ber, past tense bar, supine bore, past participle boren, present participle berande, imperative ber)

  1. to carry, bear
    Kor langt skal eg bera dette?
    How far shall I carry this?
    Vil isen bera oss?
    Will the ice bear us?

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

bera f

  1. definite singular of bere

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *berō, from Proto-Germanic *berô (bear), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown animal).

Cognate with Old High German bero (German Bär), Middle Dutch bere (Dutch beer), Old Norse ber. The oblique stem *bern-, gave Old Norse bjǫrn (Swedish björn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bera m

  1. bear

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: bere, bier, beare, beore, bore
    • English: bear
      • Hawaiian: pea
      • Irish: béar
      • Maori: pea
      • Tokelauan: pea
    • Scots: beir

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bera

  1. genitive singular/dual of bir (spit)

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

·bera

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of beirid

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bera bera
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbera
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti (*bʰer- being the root). Compare Old English beran, Old Saxon beran, Old High German beran, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌰𐌽 (bairan).

VerbEdit

bera

  1. to carry, to bear
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *bazōną.

VerbEdit

bera

  1. to make bare
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Somehow derived from Proto-Germanic *berô, whence also bjǫrn.

NounEdit

bera f (genitive beru)

  1. female bear
    Synonym: birna
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bere f

Etymology 4Edit

AdjectiveEdit

bera

  1. inflection of berr:
    1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular
    2. positive degree strong masculine accusative plural
    3. positive degree weak masculine oblique singular
    4. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular
    5. positive degree weak neuter singular

ReferencesEdit

  • bera1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bera2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bera3 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bera in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • bera in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French beurré.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bera f

  1. European pear (Pyrus communis) cultivar Beurré Hardy.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bera in Polish dictionaries at PWN

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bera, from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

VerbEdit

bera (preterite bar, supine buri, middle beras, passive val buri)

  1. (transitive) To carry, to bear.
  2. (intransitive, of cows) To calve.

ConjugationEdit