From Middle English barken, berken, borken, from Old English beorcan, from the Proto-Germanic *berkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰereg-, from *bʰer-. Cognate with Icelandic berkja, Icelandic barki, dialectal Lithuanian burgeti, Serbo-Croatian brbljati. For the noun, compare Old English beorc, bearce.
From Middle English bark, from Old English barc ("bark"), from Old Norse bǫrkr ("tree bark"), from Proto-Germanic *barkuz, probably related to *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰergo- (compare Latin frāxinus ("ash"), Lithuanian béržas ("birch")), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰereg- (compare English bright); akin to Danish bark, Icelandic börkur, Low German borke and Albanian berk ("bast").
From Middle English barke ("boat"), from Middle French barque, from Late Latin barca, from Vulgar Latin, from Ancient Greek βάρις ("Egyptian boat"), from Coptic ⲃⲁⲁⲣⲉ ("small boat"), from Egyptian bꜣjr ("transport ship, type of fish"), b-bA-A-y:r*Z1-P1barge and barque.
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