See also: Bier

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EnglishEdit

 
a funeral bier (sense 1)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English beer, beere, bere, from Old English bēr, (West Saxon) bǣr(stretcher, bier), from Proto-Germanic *bērō (Dutch baar, German Bahre), from *beraną(to bear). More at bear.

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NounEdit

bier ‎(plural biers)

  1. A litter to transport the corpse of a dead person.
  2. A platform or stand where a body or coffin is placed.
  3. A count of forty threads in the warp or chain of woollen cloth.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

bier c

  1. plural indefinite of bi

VerbEdit

bier

  1. present tense of bie

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bier, from Old Dutch *bior, from Proto-Germanic *beuzą(beer), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰews-(dross). Compare West Frisian bier, German Bier, Low German Beer, bêr, English beer, Icelandic bjór.

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bier n ‎(plural bieren, diminutive biertje n)

  1. beer
    Het is hier nu vooral feest en bier drinken.
    Here it's mostly partying and drinking beer.

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VerbEdit

bier

  1. Imperative singular of bieren.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of bieren.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

bier m, f

  1. indefinite plural of bie

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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bier f

  1. indefinite plural of bie

VilamovianEdit

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bier f (plural biern)

  1. berry