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Webster 1828 Edition


Bert

BERT

[Eng.bright.] [See bright.]

Definition 2023


Bert

Bert

See also: bert

English

Proper noun

Bert

  1. A diminutive form of male given names containing the element bert, also used as a formal given name.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛrt

Proper noun

Bert n

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Bert.

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German

Proper noun

Bert

  1. A male given name, short for Berthold, Albert, etc; cognate to English Bert.

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bært/
  • Rhymes: -ært

Proper noun

Bert

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Bert.

bert

bert

See also: Bert

Faroese

Adverb

bert

  1. only

Verb

bert

  1. second-person singular present of bera

Icelandic

Adjective

bert

  1. inflection of ber:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. neuter accusative singular

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bʲer͈t/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *bertā, cognate with the Gaulish source of Vulgar Latin berciolum (cradle), which is the source of French berceau and Catalan bressol.

Noun

bert f, m

  1. burden, load, bundle; (figuratively) burden, weight (of grief, etc.)
  2. clothing, covering, clothes, attire, apparel; accoutrement
  3. deed, exploit; feat, trick; effort, task; action, behaviour; move, play (in a game), game
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Etymology 2

Non-lemma forms.

Verb

·bert

  1. third-person singular preterite conjunct of beirid

Verb

bert

  1. third-person singular preterite relative of beirid

Mutation

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