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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *bā́ra
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: goods, to possess, earn
Russian meaning: имущество, обладать, зарабатывать
Turkic: *bār
Mongolian: *bari-
Tungus-Manchu: *bara-
Korean: *pǝ̄r-
Comments: KW 38, VEWT 62, ТМС 1,73, АПиПЯЯ 287, Лексика 326-327; ОСНЯ 1, 175, 176. Doerfer (MT 239) tries to argue ("Die Quantitätsverhältnisse weichen ganz ab"), but the phonetic match is quite regular (Turk. long : TM short).
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *bār
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 there is, there are 2 existence, goods 3 all
Russian meaning: 1 есть, имеется 2 весь, все
Old Turkic: bar 1, 2 (Orkh., Yen., OUygh.), barča 3
Karakhanid: bar 1, 2, barča 3 (MK, KB)
Turkish: var 1, 2
Tatar: bar 1, 2, 3, barča 3, barsɨ 3
Middle Turkic: bar 1, 2, 3, barča 3
Uzbek: bɔr 1, 2, bɔriča 3
Uighur: ba(r) 1, 2, 3, baričä 3
Sary-Yughur: par 1
Azerbaidzhan: var 1, 2
Turkmen: bār 1, 3; barča 3
Khakassian: par 1, 2, parčan 3
Oyrat: bar 1, 2, 3
Halaj: vār 1, 2
Chuvash: por 1, 'any', 3, 'rich', porǝš 3
Yakut: bār 1, 2, bar(ɨ) 3
Dolgan: bār 1, 2, bar(ɨ) 3
Tuva: bar 1, barɨ 2
Tofalar: bar 1
Kirghiz: bar 1, 'rich', barča 3
Kazakh: bar 1
Noghai: bar 1, 2, 3
Bashkir: bar 1, 'rich', barɨ 3
Balkar: bar 1, 'rich', barɨ 3
Gagauz: var 1, 2
Karaim: bar 1, 2, 3, barca, barča 3
Karakalpak: bar 1, 2, barša 3
Salar: bār, par, vār 1, bar, par 'rich' (ССЯ)
Kumyk: bar 1, 3, 'rich', barɨ 3
Comments: VEWT 62, EDT 353, 356-7, ЭСТЯ 2, 61-63, Лексика 326-327, 332-333, Федотов 1, 444-445, Stachowski 52, 53, 56. Syntactically it is an abstract noun frequently acting as a predicate.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *bari-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to take, hold
Russian meaning: брать (руками), хватать
Written Mongolian: bari- (L 85)
Middle Mongolian: bari- (HY 33, SH), bāri- (IM), bari- (MA)
Khalkha: bari-
Buriat: bari-
Kalmuck: bär-, bäŕ-
Ordos: bari-
Dongxian: bari-
Baoan: vār(ǝ)-
Dagur: bari- (Тод. Даг. 125, MD 119)
Shary-Yoghur: bar-
Monguor: bari-, wari- (SM 22, 481)
Mogol: bari-; ZM bari- (24-7b)
Comments: KW 38, TMN 1, 198, MGCD 143.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *bara-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 many 2 to increase 3 capacious
Russian meaning: 1 много 2 увеличиваться, возрастать 3 емкий, просторный
Evenki: bara-ma 1, bara-l- 2
Even: baran 3
Negidal: baja 1
Literary Manchu: baran 1
Orok: bara 1
Solon: barā 1
Comments: Some forms may be borrowed from Mong. (cf. Bur. baran; note, however, that the word is attested only in Buryat and probably borrowed < Turk., while the TM forms are very widely spread; Dag. barān certainly < TM, see Тод. Даг. 124), but the root is still probably genuine. See ТМС 1, 73.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *pǝ̄r-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to earn
Russian meaning: зарабатывать
Modern Korean: pǝ̄l-
Comments: KED 765.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *bari
Meaning: to take
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *bher-
Altaic: *bā́ra
Dravidian: *vār- 'to scoop' (or SDr *por_- 'bear, carry'?)
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: Chuk. *piri- (1089)
Comments: Still another root is *be[rH]u q.v.
References: МССНЯ 332, ОСНЯ 1, 175-177, ND 224 *ba(ʔ)ri 'hold, take' (but Drav. *per_- - rather to *be[rH]u).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *bhere-, *bhrē-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: to bear
Tokharian: A, B pär- (PT *pär-) 'bear (away), carry (off), take up, wear' (Adams 371)
Old Indian: bhárati, bhárti, bíbharti, bibhárti, pf. babhāra, jabhā́ra, ptc. bhr̥tá-, inf. bhártum `to bear, carry, convey, hold'; bhr̥tí- f. `bearing, carrying, bhrtyā́ f. `support, maintenance, wages'; bhárman- n. `support, maintenance, nourishment; (L.) load', bhárīman- n. `supporting, nourishing', bharítra- n. `arm'; bhára- m. `act of bearing, carrying, bringing; gain, prize, booty', bháraṇa- n. `bearing, maintaining'; bhartár- m. `bearer'; bhārá- m. `burden, load, weight', bhā́rman- n. `board for bearing or holding', bhāryà- `to be borne, supported', babhrí- `bearing, carrying'
Avestan: baraiti `trägt; reitet'; -bībarāmi; ptc. bǝrǝta-; borsti- `das Tragen', fra-bǝrsti- `Darreichung, Darbietung'; -bara- `tragend, bringend etc.', fra-barǝtar- `ein Unterpriester'
Other Iranian: OPers 3 pl. barantiy
Armenian: berem `trage, bringe'; berrn, gen. berrin `Bürde, Last', ber `Ertrag'; ber `impetus, Bewegung, Lauf', -ber `bringend, tragend'; lusa-vor `lichtbringend'; ? bard `Haufe; Kompositum'
Old Greek: phérō, -omai̯, hom. ipv. phérte `tragen, ertragen, wegtragen, abtragen, herbeischaffen, sich erstrecken, sich fortbeweeen etc.'; ft. -phrḗsō, aor. -éphrēsa, -phrē̂nai̯, -phrẹ̄́s: dia- `durchlassen', ẹ̄s- `hineinlassen, hineinstecken', ek- `herausbringen, herauslassen, entlassen'; ẹ̄s-piphránai̯ `hineinbringen'; iter. phoréō `trage etc.'; ptc. phertó-; phéretro-n, phértro-n n. `Bahre', phóretron-n n. `Tragerlohn, Fuhrlohn', pharétrǟ f. `Köcher'; phérnǟ f. `Mitgift'. aeol. phérenā `id.'; phóro-s `Ertrag, Steuer', -phoro- `tragend'; phorǟ́ f. `das Tragen, Last, Abtragen, Abgabe, Hervorbringen, Ertrag, Bewegung, Lauf', phóro-s `Ertrag, (eingehobener) Tribut, (eingelieferte) Abgabe', phoró- `tragend, förderlich, trächtig, einträglich'; phórto-s m. `Ladung, Last', dí-phro-s `der den Wagenlenker und den Kämpfer fassende Teil des Streitwagens'; díphro-s m. `Sessel, Stuhl, Wagenkasten, Wagen'
Slavic: *bьrā́tī, *bèrǭ; *bèrmę̄/*bérmę̄; *borъ, *=borъ
Baltic: ? *bar-a- c.
Germanic: *bir-a- vb., *barw-iō(n-) f., *bēr-ō(n-) f., *bur-ɵ-i- c., -ī(n-) f., -iōn- f.; *bur-jō(n-) f.; *bar-ō- vb., *bēr-ja- adj.
Latin: ferō, ferre `tragen, hervorbringen, verbreiten, ertragen; hintragen, überbringen; wegtragen; forttragen, treiben'; prs 2 sg. fers, 3 sg. fert etc.; praefericulum n. `eherne weite Opferschale', ferculum n. `Trage, Bahre, Speisebrett'; offertor `Opferer'
Other Italic: Umbr fertu `fertō', ferest `feret', ferar `ferātur'; ař-, ars-fertur `flamen (*adfertor)'; Volsk ferom `ferre'; Marc ferenter `feruntur', feret `fert'
Celtic: *ber-, *brt-, *bert- > OIr prs. 1 sg. biru, 3 sg. berit `tragen', as-biur `sage', do-biur `gebe'; breth, brith, breith, gen. brith `das Tragen'; MIr bert `Bündel'; Cymr cymeraf `nehme'; bryd `Geanke', Corn brys `Gedanke'
Albanian: bie, 2 pl. `bringe, trage, führe', zbjer `verliere'; mbar, bar `trage, schleppe'
Russ. meaning: нести
References: WP II 153 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: беру́,
Near etymology: брать, итер. собира́ть, укр. беру́, бра́ти, ст.-слав. берѫ, бьрати, болг. бера́, сербохорв. бе̏ре̑м, бра̏ти, словен. bérem, bráti, чеш. beru, bráti, польск. biorę, brać, в.-луж. bjeru, brać, н.-луж. bjeru, braś. Древнее знач. сохранилось в слове бере́мя.
Further etymology: Исконнородственны др.-инд. bhárati, bíbharti, bibhárti "несет, приносит, ведет, отнимает", авест. baraiti "несет", греч. φέρω "несу", арм. berem -- то же, алб. bie "веду, приношу", лат. fero "несу", гот. baíra "несу", ирл. biru "несу" (в соединении с to- "приношу, даю"). Возм., сюда же лит. beriù, bėriaũ, ber̃ti "сыпать", лтш. beŕu, bẽrt "сыпать" (М. -- Э. 1, 291 и сл.). Другая ступень чередования представлена в др.-инд. bhṛtíṣ "несение, содержание, вознаграждение", лат. fors "случай", ирл. brith "рождение", гот. baurþei, нем. Bürde "ноша", Geburt "рождение"; ст.-слав. бьранъ, прич. прош. страд.: др.-инд. bibhrāṇas и др. (см. Зубатый, LF 28, 31; Бернекер 1, 51; Траутман, BSW 31; Уленбек, Aind. Wb. 196; Буга, Aist. Stud. 184; Миккола, Ursl. Gr. 43). Ср. далее сбор.
Trubachev's comments: [Иначе об отношениях слав. и балт. слов см. Мейе, Streitberg-Festgabe, 1924. -- Т.]
Pages: 1,159
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *bar-a- c.
Meaning: row of mown grass, cereals
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: bãra-s 'Schwaden, Streifen abgemähtes Grases oder Getreides, Geländeabschnitt, Sektor'
Lettish: bars 'Schwade; bestimmter Strich des Feldes bei der Flachsraufe; Mast; Haufe, Menge, Schar, Herde; Sandmassen in Flussmündungen'
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *biran-, *barwiō(n), *bērō(n), *burɵi-z, -ī, -iōn; *burjō(n); *barōn- vb., *bērja-
Meaning: carry
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: bɛran st. `carry; endure'; *bɔrɵī f. (n) `burden'
Old Norse: bera st. `tragen, führen'; pl. barar, barir f. `Tragbahre, Totenbett'; bǟr-r `tragfähig; berechtigt, geziemend'; bürδ-r f. `Bürde, Last'; bürja wk. `zu Wege bringen, anfangen'; bāra f. `Woge; unebene Oberfläche'
Norwegian: bera vb.; bär adj.; bürd, bör; bürja vb.; bɔra `Welle'
Old Swedish: büria, böria vb.
Swedish: bära vb.; börda sbs.
Danish: bäre vb.; bürde sbs.
Old English: beran `tragen'; bearwe; meox-bearwe `toestel om mest te vervoeren'; bǟr f., bǟre f. `Bahre'; byrɵen, byrden `Bürden'; gebyrian
Middle English: bear, burden
English: barrow, burden, bier
Old Frisian: -bera `dragen, brengen'; bēre f.
East Frisian: barf(e), berve, berrie `berrie'
Old Saxon: beran; bāra `Bahre'; burian `Sorge tragen, sich gehören', giburian `statt haben'
Middle Dutch: berie, berrie; bāre `draagbaar, lijkbaar'; ghebaren; bōren, bueren, buren `opheffen, optillen, innen'; enbore, enbor `niet zeer'
Dutch: berrie, burrie f. `Bahre'; baar f.; baren; beuren `tillen'
Middle Low German: bȫrde; böre `Bahre'; bören `opheffen, optillen, innen'; bāre `Woge'; gebāren; bēren 'tragen, hervorbringen'
Low German: bor(e) `Bahre'
Old High German: beran (9.Jh.) `tragen, hervorbringen'; -bāri { `tragend, hervorbringend, fähig' }; bāra (8./9.Jh.) `Bahre', gibāre f. 'Art, Erscheinungsform' (11.Jh.); burdī f. (9.Jh.) `Bürde'; burian, burren `erheben'; bor (8.Jh.) `Höhe, Spitze', in bor, in bore `omhoog'; gibārōn (9.Jh.); gibārida (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: bërn st. 'hervorbringen'; -bǟre; bāre, ber st./wk. f. 'Bahre, Sänfte'; burde, bürde st./wk. f.; bōr st. m. 'Trotz, Empörung'; enbȫren wk. 'erheben'; gebāren, -bǟren wk. 'sich gebärden, sich benehmen'; gebār st. m. 'Betragen, Verhalten, Art und Weise'; gabǟrde st. f. 'Verhalten, Benehmen, Wesen'
German: -bar, Bahre f., Bürde f., empor; gebaren, Gebärde f., entbehren, empören
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *vār-
Meaning : to scoop
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *vār-, *vār-nr_-
Proto-Telugu : *vār-
Proto-North Dravidian : *bār-
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *vār-, *vār-nr_-
Meaning : to scoop, sweep up
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : vāru (vāri-)
Tamil meaning : to take by handfuls, take in a sweep, scoop, take in or grasp with avidity, gather, remove, carry off in great numbers as plague, flood, etc., snatch away, rob, steal, dig and take up, sift, winnow
Tamil derivates : vāru-kōl broom; vāri rake; varan_r_u (varan_r_i-) to scrape, gather up
Malayalam : vāruka
Malayalam meaning : to scoop up with both hands, take in a heap, take with the right hand
Malayalam derivates : varaṇṭuka to rake grass, weeds, etc., hoe it up, harrow; varaṇṭi rake, scraper
Kannada : bārcu, bācu
Kannada meaning : to scrape together with the hand, etc., and gather up as sweepings, etc., make a heap of and take away, take away and rob everything, spoliate
Kannada derivates : vāme heap of grass, straw, wood, etc.
Kodagu : bāt- (bāti-)
Kodagu meaning : to take up in handful, make food into round morsel for eating
Tulu : bācuni
Tulu meaning : to scoop, gather up
Tulu derivates : (B-K) barmbu to grab, seize more than the hand can hold
Proto-Nilgiri : *vār-t-
Notes : Kannada vāme borrowed from Telugu.
Number in DED : 5362
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Nilgiri etymology :

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Proto-Nilgiri : *vār-t-
Meaning : to scoop
South Dravidian etymology: South Dravidian etymology
Kota : vāt- (vāty-) "to scoop (earth from hollow), mix (buttermilk) into food and eat it"
Toda : pōṣt- (pōṣty-) "to scoop with both hands into receptacle"
Additional forms : Also Kota varb- (varby-) to scoop up and snatch to oneself (small objects)
Number in DED : 5362
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *vār-
Meaning : to make into a bundle (hay) before lifting on head
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu (Krishnamurti) : vāru
Number in DED : 5362
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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *bār-
Meaning : to fish out, scoop
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : bārnā "to fish out (lit. to take out of a liquid any solid object that was plunged into it), bake or fry by dipping for a moment in boiling oil.to gather leaves together (with hand or broom)"
Malto : bāre "to take out (as grain)"
Number in DED : 5362
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : PVRV
Meaning : to take
Eurasiatic : *bari
Afroasiatic : *bar-
Reference : МССНЯ 332, ОСНЯ 1, 176-177 (but Drav. *per_- - rather to *be[rH]u); GE 48 *per.
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *bar-
Meaning: take
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Berber: (?) *HabVr- 'take (in handfuls)'
East Chadic: *bar- 'touch'
Beḍauye (Beja): bari 'get, collect, have'
Saho-Afar: *bar- 'grasp, hold'
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Berber etymology :

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Proto-Berber: *HabVr-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'take (in handfuls)'
Ayr: abǝr
Tawllemmet: abǝr
Notes: Tua a-bǝr
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East Chadic etymology :

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Proto-EChadic: *bar-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'touch'
Dangla: bàrìye [Ebb]̀
Notes: antasten
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Bedauye (Beja) etymology :

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Bedauye: bari
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'get, collect, have'
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Saho-Afar etymology :

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Proto-Saho-Afar: *bar-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'grasp, hold'
Saho: bar-
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