bhardh-ā- / Indo-European roots
Examples of words with the root bhardh-ā-: barb, barbel, barbellate, barber, barbicel, barbule, barbut, beard, halberd, rebarbative.
1. beard from Old English beard, beard, from Germanic *bardaz.
2. halberd from Old High German barta, beard, ax, from Germanic *bardō, beard, also hatchet, broadax.
3. barb1, barbel1, barbellate, barber, barbette, barbicel, barbule, barbut, bichon; rebarbative from Latin barba, beard.
[Pokorny bhardhā 110.]