Bernese Ber*nese", a. Pertaining to the city or canton of Bern, in Switzerland, or to its inhabitants. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Bern. [1913 Webster]

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  • bernese — I. |bər|nēz, (ˈ)ber , ēs adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Bern, city and canton in Switzerland + English ese 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Bern, a city and canton in Switzerland 2. : of, relating to, or characteristic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bernese — /berr neez, nees, berr neez , nees /, adj., n., pl. Bernese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Bern or its inhabitants. n. 2. an inhabitant or native of Bern. [1800 10; BERN + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bernese — adjective or noun see Bern …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bernese — adjective Of, from, or pertaining to, Bern …   Wiktionary

  • bernese — ber·né·se agg., s.m. e f. CO 1. agg., di Berna o del cantone omonimo | agg., s.m. e f., nativo o abitante di Berna o del cantone omonimo 2. s.m., solo sing., spec. con iniz. maiusc., territorio intorno a Berna {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1787. ETIMO …   Dizionario italiano

  • bernese — pl.m. e f. bernesi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • Bernese — adj. pertaining to Bern, of Bern, from Bern (capital of Switzerland) n. native of Bern, resident of Bern (capital of Switzerland) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bernese — bern·ese …   English syllables

  • Bernese German — is the dialect of High Alemannic German spoken in the Swiss plateau (Mittelland) part of the canton of Bern and in some neighbouring regions. Varieties There is a lot of regional variation within Bernese German. Native people can tell from which… …   Wikipedia

  • Bernese German phonology — describes the phonology of Bernese German, the dialect spoken in the Swiss plateau (Mittelland) portion of the canton of Bern.VowelsMonophthongsVocalization of /l/Long IPA|/lː/ is pronounced IPA| [wː] , for instance IPA|/ˈb̥alːə/ → IPA| [ˈb̥awːə] …   Wikipedia

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