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bearn

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
bearn, es; n.
Wright's OE grammar
§49; §66; §282; §292; §335; §343;
A BEARN, child, son, issue, offspring, progeny; natus, infans, puer, filius, soboles, proles
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  • Bearn Godes

    Son of God,

    • Elen. Kmbl. 1624
    • ;
    • El. 814
    • .
  • Nú is ðæt bearn cymen

    now is that child come,

    • Exon. 8 b; Th. 5, 8
    • ;
    • Cri. 66
    • .
  • Híg næfdon nán bearn

    non erat illis filius,

    • Lk. Bos. 1, 7
    • .
  • Þurh bearnes gebyrd

    through the birth of a child,

    • Exon. 8 b ; Th. 3, 18
    • ;
    • Cri. 38
    • .
  • Beón mid bearne

    gravidam esse,

    • Somn. 370
    • .
  • Bearn

    soboles vel proles,

    • Ælfc. Gl. 91; Som. 75, 19
    • .
  • Geáta bearn

    the sons of the Goths,

    • Beo. Th. 4374
    • ;
    • B. 2184
    • .
  • He Noe gebletsade and his bearn

    he blessed Noah and his sons,

    • Cd. 74; Th. 91, 1
    • ;
    • Gen. 1505
    • .
  • Ðys synd Israéla bearna naman

    hæc sunt nomina filiorum Israel,

    • Ex. 1, 1
    • .
  • Geseah his bearna bearn

    vidit filios filiorum suorum,

    • Job Thw. 168, 35
    • .
  • Ge Godes bearn, bringaþ Gode ramma bearn

    filii Dei, afferte Domino filios arietum,

    • Ps. Th. 28, 1
    • .
Etymology
[
Piers barn a child
:
Scot. and Northumb. bairn
:
O. Sax. barn, n
:
O. Frs. bern, n
:
O. H. Ger. barn, n
:
Goth. barn, n
:
Dan. Swed. Icel. barn, n. a child : what is borne, from beran to bear
.]
Derived forms
cyne-bearn, dryht-, folc-, freó-, frum-, god-, hǽlu-, húsel-, sige-, þryþ-, woruld-
Similar entries
v. beran.
Linked entries
v.  barn beærn beorn byre.
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  • bearn, n.