Elements Starting with B

usage
type
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "eight".
baatar баатар Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "hero".
baba баба Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "old woman".
bacher Old High German
Old High German word meaning "baker".
backer Medieval Dutch
Middle Dutch word meaning "baker".
badu Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "fight, struggle".
bæcere Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "baker".
bærnan Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to burn".
bærnet Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "a burning".
bagatur Medieval Turkic
Turkic word meaning "hero, warrior, brave".
bagga Anglo-Saxon (Hypothetical)
Unattested Old English word meaning "bag, badger".
baggi Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "bundle, pack, bag".
bah Old High German
Old High German word meaning "stream".
bahar بهار Persian
Persian word meaning "spring (the season)".
bái Chinese
Chinese character meaning "white, pure".
bǎi 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "one hundred, many".
bǎi 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "cypress tree, cedar".
baiovarii Late Roman
Late Latin word referring to a Germanic tribe (see Bavaria).
baiulus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "porter, carrier", later acquiring the meaning "manager, steward".
bak 樸, 朴, 박 Korean
Korean reading of .
bakari Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "baker".
bakht بخت Persian
Persian word meaning "fortune, happiness".
bakki Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "bank, ridge".
ba'l Ancient Semitic
Semitic word meaning "lord, master, possessor".
bal Hungarian
Hungarian word meaning "left".
bala बल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "strength, might".
bald Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bold".
bàn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "half".
bǎn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "slope".
ban Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bone".
banah בָּנָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to build".
banastre Anglo-Norman
Norman French word meaning "basket".
banda Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "young, wild, fierce".
bāng 滨, 濱 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "beach, seashore".
baniere Medieval French
Old French word meaning "banner".
bann Ancient Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "peak".
bānû Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "creator, builder".
bǎo 1 宝, 寶 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "treasure, jewel, precious, rare".
bǎo 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "protect, maintain".
bāo 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "praise, honour".
bāo 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bud".
bảo Vietnamese
Means "treasure, jewel", derived from bǎo.
baran باران Persian
Persian word meaning "rain".
baranu Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "ram, male sheep".
barat Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "trouble, deception, strife".
barba Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "beard".
baro Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Frankish word meaning "man, freeman".
barr Ancient Irish, Ancient Welsh
Old Irish and Old Welsh word meaning "top, head".
barre Medieval French
Old French word meaning "bar, barrier".
barro Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese word meaning "clay, mud".
barros Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "point, top".
bart Old High German
Old High German word meaning "beard".
basama بَسَمَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to smile".
bashara بَشَّرَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to bring good news".
baso Old Dutch, Old Saxon
Old Dutch and Old Saxon word perhaps meaning "uncle".
bassus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "thick, low, stumpy".
bat 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "boat".
bat 2 בַּת Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "daughter".
batah בָּתָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "destruction, end".
baðu Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "battle".
battalia Late Roman
Vulgar Latin word meaning "battle".
batu бат Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "strong, firm".
bauga Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning either "bend, flex" or "ring".
bayar баяр Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "joy".
bayit בַּיִת Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "house, home".
be 1 辺, 邊 Japanese
Means "area, place, vicinity", a Japanese kun reading of biān.
be 2 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of bèi.
be 3 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
beadu Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "battle".
beald Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bold".
bean Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bean".
bearn Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "child, son".
beg Medieval Turkic
Turkic word meaning "chieftain, master".
bèi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "multiple times".
běi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "north".
beke Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "bird beak".
beki Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "stream".
bekkr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "stream".
bel Medieval French
Old French word meaning "beautiful, fair".
beliya'al בְּלִיַעַל Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew term meaning "worthless". This term is used in later Christian tradition as a name for an evil angel associated with lawlessness and lust.
bella Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Latin, Italian and Spanish word meaning "beautiful".
belle French
French word meaning "beautiful, fair".
bellus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "beautiful".
bělu белъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "white".
běn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "root, origin, source".
ben בֵּן Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "son".
beo Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bee".
beofor Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "beaver".
beonet Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bent grass" (genus Agrostis).
beorht Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bright".
beorn Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "warrior, man", possibly originally meaning "bear".
beos Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bent grass" (genus Agrostis).
beraht Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bright".
bere Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "barley".
berg 1 Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "protection, help".
berg 2 Old High German, Ancient Scandinavian, Old Dutch
Germanic word meaning "mountain".
berhan ብርሃን Eastern African, Amharic
Amharic word meaning "light".
bern Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bear".
bero Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bear".
beryllos βήρυλλος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "beryl", of Sanskrit origin.
besë Albanian
Albanian word meaning "pledge, faith".
bhasa भास Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "light".
bhasha भाषा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "speech, language".
bhavana भावन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "producing, manifesting".
bi Basque
Basque word meaning "two".
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "jade, green, blue".
bia βία Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "force, power".
biān 边, 邊 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "edge, side".
bibar Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "beaver".
bích Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of .
bilga Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "male ancestor".
bīn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "refined".
bin 斌, 빈 Korean
Korean reading of bīn.
bǐng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "bright, luminous, glorious".
bình Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of píng.
bios βίος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "life".
birati бьрати Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "to take, to gather, to reap".
bird Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bird".
bis Medieval French
Old French word meaning "drab, dingy".
biser бисер South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "pearl", derived from the Bulgar language, of Arabic origin.
bistar бистар, бистър South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "clear".
bjǫrg Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "help, save, rescue".
bjǫrk Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "birch tree".
bjǫrn Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "bear".
blac Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "pale, shining, white".
blæc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "black".
blag благ South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "sweet, pleasant, good".
blagoroden благороден South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "noble".
blagu благъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "good, pleasant, blessed, happy".
blanc Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "white".
blao Old High German
Old High German word meaning "blue".
blaw Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "blue".
blawd Ancient Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "flower, blossom".
bleidd Ancient Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "wolf".
bliþe Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "happy, blithe".
blóm Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "bloom, flower".
blund Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "blond".
bluomo Old High German
Old High German word meaning "bloom, flower".
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "wide, extensive, gamble".
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "wave".
bodo Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "command, order".
bogu богъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "god".
boii Ancient Roman
Latin word referring to a Gaulish tribe, possibly from a Celtic word meaning "cow".
boji Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "battle".
bokor Hungarian
Hungarian word meaning "bush".
bold 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "house".
bold 2 болд Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "steel".
bolor болор Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "crystal".
bolye Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "more, better".
bon Medieval French
Old French word meaning "good".
bona Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German word meaning "bean".
bona ventura Ancient Roman
Latin phrase meaning "good luck".
bonga Southern African, Nguni
Nguni word meaning "thank".
bonor Polynesian
Polynesian word meaning "good, moral".
bonus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "good".
bord Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Frankish word meaning "board, plank".
borg Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "fortification, castle".
borgne Medieval French
Old French word meaning "one-eyed".
borna борна Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "defense, protection".
borti Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "to fight".
bos Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "cow, bull, ox".
boscus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "bush" (of Germanic origin).
bosu босъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "barefoot".
bót Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "remedy".
botecher Medieval German
Middle High German word meaning "cooper, barrel maker".
both Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "hut, stall".
botm Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "ground, soil, bottom".
bouchier Medieval French
Old French word meaning "butcher".
boum Old High German, Old Dutch
Germanic word meaning "tree".
boun ບຸນ Lao
Lao word meaning "happiness, prosperity, goodness".
boyadzhiya бояджия Bulgarian
Bulgarian word meaning "dyer".
bozy Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "divine".
brad Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "broad".
bráen Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "rain, moisture, drop".
brahman ब्रह्मन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "transcendent reality, eternal truth".
bran Ancient Irish, Ancient Welsh
Irish and Welsh word meaning "raven".
brand Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "sword" or "fire".
brandr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "sword" or "fire".
branos Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "raven".
bratu братъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "brother".
brečet Czech
Czech word meaning "cry, weep".
breit Old High German
Old High German word meaning "broad".
breowan Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to brew".
brih बृह् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "to grow, to increase".
brink Old Saxon
Old Low German word meaning "edge, slope".
brito Ancient Roman
Latin word referring to a Briton, a Celt of the British Islands.
briuwan Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to brew".
broc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "brook, small stream".
bron Ancient Welsh
Welsh word meaning "breast".
brun 1 Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "armour, protection".
brun 2 Ancient Germanic, Old High German, Anglo-Saxon
Germanic element meaning "brown".
brunus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "brown".
brycg Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bridge".
bryn Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "armour, protection".
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "part, section".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "walk, step".
bucc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "buck, male deer".
buddhi बुद्धि Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "intellect, reason, mind".
bùi Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of péi.
bula Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bull".
bulgarus Late Roman
Latin word referring to the Turkic tribe of the Bulgars, possibly from a Turkic root meaning "mixed".
bulo Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "bull".
bun Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "root, bottom".
buohha Old High German
Old High German word meaning "beech tree".
bur Old High German
Old High German word meaning "peasant", later acquiring the meaning "farmer".
bure Medieval French
Old French word referring to a type of coarse woolen cloth.
burg Ancient Germanic, Anglo-Saxon
Germanic element meaning "fortress, fortification, castle".
burgus Late Roman
Latin word meaning "village", of Frankish origin.
burna Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "spring, fountain, stream".
busc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bush".
busisa Southern African, Nguni
Nguni word meaning "bless".
busk Old High German
Old High German word meaning "bush".
bustum Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "ox pasture".
butil Old High German
Old High German word meaning "bag, pouch".
butiller Medieval French
Old French word meaning "wine steward", ultimately from Late Latin butticula "bottle".
bychan Welsh
Welsh word meaning "little".
byeong 炳, 병 Korean
Korean reading of bǐng.
bylije Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "herb".
býr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "farm, settlement".
byrgen Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "burial mound".