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Singular
barn

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  1. (agriculture) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A unit of surface area equal to 10-28 square metres.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (slang) Short for barnacle, A barn is a person who latches on to another person (called the hull) and thinks he or she is somehow better because of his or her association with the hull.
  4. (dialectal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A child (from Old Norse), (= bairn).
  5. (informal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An arena.
    Maple Leaf Gardens was a grand old barn.

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Breton

Verb

barn

  1. to judge

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'ba:n(əð)/ - /'bɐrn(:ə)/

Etymology

Old Norse barn

Noun

barn n (singular indefinite et barn, singular definite barnet, plural indefinite børn, plural definite børnene)

  1. child

Faroese

Noun

barn n.

  1. child

Declension

n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barn barnið børn børnini
Accusative barn barnið børn børnini
Dative barni barninum børnum børnunum
Genitive barns barnsins barna barnanna

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈpartn], IPA: [ˈpatn] (colloquial), IPA: [ˈparn] (Southeast dialect)

Noun

barn n. (genitive singular barns, plural börn)

  1. child

Declension

n-s Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barn barnið börn börnin
Accusative barn barnið börn börnin
Dative barni barninu börnum börnunum
Genitive barns barnsins barna barnanna

Derived terms


Norwegian

Noun

barn

  1. child

Inflection



Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for barn Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barn barnet barn barnen
Genitive barns barnets barns barnens

barn, n.

  1. child

Synonyms

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Noun

barn

  1. (uncountable) barn; an unit of area in nuclear physics

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