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Is bere a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word bere is a Scrabble US word. The word bere is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is bere a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word bere is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

B3E1R1E1

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4 letters words from 'bere'

BEER 6BERE 6
BREE 6 

3 letters words from 'bere'

BEE 5ERE 3
REB 5REE 3

2 letters words from 'bere'

BE 4EE 2
ER 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of bere

bere ebre bree rbee erbe rebe beer eber beer eber eebr eebr bree rbee bere ebre rebe erbe ereb reeb eerb eerb reeb ereb

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bere. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bere.

Definitions and meaning of bere

bere

Alternative forms

  • bear

Etymology

From Middle English bere, from Old English bere (barley), from Proto-Germanic *baraz (barley). Compare Welsh bara (bread), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno (flour), Albanian bar (grass), Ancient Greek Φήρον (Phḗron, plant deity). See also: barley.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɪə/

Noun

bere (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) Barley, especially four-rowed barley or six-rowed barley.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Beer, Bree, Eber, Reeb, be-er, beer, bree, eber, reeb

Afrikaans

Noun

bere

  1. plural of beer

Basque

Pronoun

bere

  1. his, her, its

Chichewa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *ìbéèdè.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɓé.ɽe/

Noun

bére 5 (plural maŵére 6)

  1. breast, teat
  2. part of a bunch of bananas, about a handful in size

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛrɛ]
  • Rhymes: -ɛrɛ
  • Hyphenation: be‧re

Verb

bere

  1. third-person singular present indicative of brát

Interlingue

Noun

bere

  1. berry

Italian

Alternative forms

  • bevere (obsolete or vernacular)

Etymology

From a contraction of earlier bevere, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.
Cognate with Albanian pi, literary Armenian ըմպել (əmpel), Hindi पीना (pīnā), and Irish ibh.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.re/, [ˈbeːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: bé‧re
  • Rhymes: -ere

Verb

bere

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to drink

Conjugation

Related terms

Anagrams

  • erbe, rebe

References

  • bere in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin

Adjective

bēre

  1. vocative masculine singular of bērus

Middle Dutch

Etymology 1

From Old Dutch *bero, from Proto-West Germanic *berō, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

Noun

bēre m

  1. bear
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • Dutch: beer
    • Afrikaans: beer
  • Limburgish: baer
  • West Flemish: beir

Etymology 2

From Old Dutch *beri, from Proto-West Germanic *baʀi, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

Noun

bēre f

  1. berry
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • West Flemish: beier

Further reading

  • “bere (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • “bere (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “bere (II)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page II
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “bere (V)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page V

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English bera, from Proto-West Germanic *berō, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

Alternative forms

  • beare, beore, bore

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɛːr(ə)/

Noun

bere (plural beres)

  1. bear
Descendants
  • English: bear
    • Irish: béar
  • Scots: beir

References

  • “bēr(e (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2

Compare Old Icelandic/Old Norse berja (to strike).

Verb

bere

  1. (transitive) To pierce.
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Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²beːrə/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse bera.

Alternative forms

  • bera (infinitive)

Verb

bere (present tense ber, past tense bar, past participle bore, passive infinitive berast, present participle berande, imperative ber)

  1. to carry, bear
    Kor langt skal eg bere dette?
    How far shall I carry this?
Derived terms
  • berar
  • berbar

Etymology 2

From Old Norse bera.

Noun

bere f (definite singular bera, indefinite plural berer, definite plural berene)

  1. a female bear, she-bear
Synonyms
  • (female bear): binne
  • (female bear): hobjørn

References

  • “bere” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.re/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *baraz. Cognate with Old Norse barr.

Noun

bere m

  1. barley
Declension
Derived terms
  • bærlīċ
Descendants
  • Middle English: bere
    • English: bere
    • Scots: bere, beir

Etymology 2

Verb

bere

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beran

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.re/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from German Bier. Influenced by the word below, meaning "action of drinking".

Noun

bere f (plural beri)

  1. beer
Declension

Etymology 2

bea (to drink) +‎ -re

Noun

bere f (uncountable)

  1. (rare) (the act of) drinking
Declension

Scots

Etymology

From Old English bere.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɪə/

Noun

bere (uncountable)

  1. barley, especially six-rowed barley

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English belly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.re/

Noun

bere

  1. belly
  2. womb

Derived terms

  • berebanti
  • bereman
  • ondrobere
  • taibere

Turkish

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French béret.

Noun

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. beret

Etymology 2

From Old Turkic bertmek(bertmek) (to wound, to injure).

Noun

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. wound, injury

Venda

Etymology

Borrowed from Afrikaans perd.

Noun

bere

  1. horse

Source: wiktionary.org
  • barley, esp. the six-rowed barley.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)