10 May 2012

berry is barja

barja = berry (noun) (some things Google found for "barja": a common term; name of a coastal town in Lebanon; an uncommon last name; Pension Barja is a hotel in Madrid, Spain; Barja Medical equipment of Florida; name of places in the Galicia region of Spain)

Word derivation for "berry" :
Basque = baia, Finnish = marja
Miresua = barja

In Finland they eat berries such as the blueberry, bilberry (aka whortleberry), ligonberry (aka cowberry) and cloudberry. If there are words for these berries in Basque, I didn't find them. So this is a generic word for berry.

The Basque word for berry, baia, likely is derived from Spanish. Berry in Spanish is baya.

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