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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *Aibh-er-
Meaning: astringent
Baltic: *aib-r-um-a- c.
Germanic: *aib-ra- adj.; *aib-ra- n., *aibr-ī f.
Russ. meaning: терпкий
References: WP I 6
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *aib-r-u- adj.
Meaning: astringent
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: aibruma-s dial. `das Wässern (im Munde)'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *aibra-; *aibra-n; *aibrī
Meaning: sharp, bitter, vehement, dire
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old English: āfor adj. `vehement, dire, hateful, rough, austere'
Old High German: eibar, eivar 'scharf, bitter, widerwärtig, heftig' (8.Jh.); eivar n. `Bitteres, Erbitterung' (um 1000); eivarī f. `Bitterkeit, Erbitterung' (um 1000)
German: Eifer m.; nsächs., fachsprächl. eifer 'bitter, scharf'
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 27
Root: ā̆i-4
English meaning: to burn
German meaning: `brennen, leuchten'
Material: Das aus ags. āfor `scharf, heftig', ahd. eibar, eivar `acerbus, amarus, horridus' erschlossene *aibhro- ist nicht sicher anzuschließen.

    Vielleicht aber hierher gr. ἰαίνω `erwärme' aus *i()-ani̯ō; s. unter eis-1 `sich heftig bewegen'.

See also: S. unter ai-dh-, ā̆i̯er-, ai̯os-, aisk-, ai-tro-.
Pages: 11
PIE database: PIE database
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