Turkish pronunciation bivır
Etymology [ 'bE-v&r ] (noun.) before 12th century. Old English beofor, from Proto-Germanic *bebruz (compare Dutch bever, German Biber, Swedish bäver), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus 'beaver' (compare Welsh befer, Latin fiber, Lithuanian bẽbras, Russian бобр (bobr), Avestan bawra, bawri, Sanskrit babhrú 'mongoose; reddish-brown'), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreu- 'shining, brown'. Related to brown and bear.