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See also: Berne and berné

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

berne f (plural bernes)

  1. (obsolete) Hazing inflicted on someone by tossing into the air on a blanket.
  2. (by extension) The blanket itself.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

berne

  1. first-person singular present indicative of berner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of berner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of berner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of berner
  5. second-person singular imperative of berner

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

berne

  1. Compound of bere and ne.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English beorn; probably from Proto-Germanic *bernuz.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

berne

  1. A man or human.
  2. A knight, soldier or warrior.
  3. A lord or noble.
Usage notesEdit

This noun was frequently conflated with baroun in later Middle English.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bereærn.

NounEdit

berne

  1. Alternative form of bern (barn)

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English bearn.

NounEdit

berne

  1. Alternative form of barn (child)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Usually explained as a corruption of verme (worm), but it could instead be from a Guaraní word.

NounEdit

berne m (plural bernes)

  1. bot (larva of a bot fly)