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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *obhr-
Meaning: intense (emotion)
Germanic: *abr-a- adj.
Celtic: OIr ōbar, uabar `Übermut', ōmon, uamon `Furcht'; Cymr ofer `eitel', ofn `Furcht', Bret euver `(goût) fade; paressieux, négligent'
Russ. meaning: сильный (об эмоции)
References: WP II 177 f (different in Pok.)
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *abra-
Meaning: great, very
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: abr-s (a) `great', adv. abraba `very', *bi-abrjan wk. `be astonished'
Old Norse: afar- `besonders, sehr'
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 5
Root: abhro-
English meaning: strong, mighty
German meaning: `stark, heftig'
Material: Mir. Präfix abor-, cymr. afr- `sehr'; got. abrs `stark, heftig', adv. abraba `sehr', bi-abrjan `vor Staunen außer sich geraten', aisl. Präfix afar- `sehr'; ill. VN Α῎βροι, thrak. PN Α᾽βρο-.

    Hierher vielleicht got. aba (n-Stamm) `Gatte'.

References: WP. I 177, Feist 1 b f., 579 a., W. Schulze KZ. 52, 311 = Kl. Schr. 398.
See also: abh-
Pages: 2
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