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Bernard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bernard, Claude Bernardnoun

    French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)

Wiktionary

  1. bernardnoun

    Shortened form of Saint Bernard (the dog).

    Etymology: Germanic Bernhard, ber(n) "bear" + hard "brave, strong". Popularized by medieval European saints.

  2. Bernardnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    A similar arrangement was made for her son Bernard, named in honor of the great Carthusian mystic and of Bernie Astor, the publicist.

    Etymology: From Middle English Bernard, from Old French Bernard, Bernart, from Medieval Latin Bernardus, probably from Frankish *Bernhard (compare Old High German Bernhart, Old English Beornheard), from Proto-Germanic *Bernuharduz, equivalent to bear +‎ -ard. Popularized by medieval European saints.

  3. Bernardnoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From Middle English Bernard, from Old French Bernard, Bernart, from Medieval Latin Bernardus, probably from Frankish *Bernhard (compare Old High German Bernhart, Old English Beornheard), from Proto-Germanic *Bernuharduz, equivalent to bear +‎ -ard. Popularized by medieval European saints.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bernard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4483

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bernard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3786

Anagrams for Bernard »

  1. brander

  2. rebrand

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bernard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bernard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Bernard in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Sample:

    Bernard Madoff is a broken man, and had a lot of personal loss, that's not to diminish the impact of his crimes on his victims, but there are larger ideals at work when we consider whether to show compassion on someone in their final days.

  2. Brett Kennedy:

    We included industrial designers in the team in an effort to create a robot that looked professional rather than either threatening or overly cute, basically, we wanted the perceptual equivalent of a St. Bernard.

  3. Larry Sanders:

    Bernard would certainly support the nominee, i don't know, I would be very unhappy.

  4. Tennis Australia:

    This has now been corrected and we wish both Bernard Tomic and JP Smith all the best in the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, this unfortunate error has been widely circulated on social media and there is some discussion as to how such a mistake could occur.

  5. Albert Ely:

    I heard the name Bernard. Bernard is a French name, the only thing I remember is (thinking), 'How can an American call himself Bernard? It's a French name!

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    the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    • A. accident
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