Words

Akkadian
barû - to watch (CAD B 115, AHw 109)

No definitive etymology can be suggested. An eventual connection with biri “between” is not to be excluded (“to see” < “to distinguish”), but has no external etymological support as the Akkadian preposition lacks Semitic etymology.

Akkadian
barû - to be available, to stay (CAD B 120)

On reconstruction see Kogan 2015:219.

Akkadian
barû, berû - to be hungry, to starve (CAD B 118, AHw. 123)

No reliable Semitic etymology can be suggested. May be related to Arb. bry 'to fatigue, to jade one’s she-camel, to make it lose flesh; to render lean, emaciated'.

Akkadian
barumtu, barundu - coloured wool (CAD B 131, AHw. 110)
Akkadian
basāmu - to please (CDA 50)
Cf. bussumu 'pleasant' (CDA 50).
Akkadian
basi - soon (CAD B 133, AHw. 110)
No etymology can be suggested. Possibly related to bis “then”.
Akkadian
basilu - (mng. uncert.) (CAD B 133, AHw. 110)
No definitive etymology can be proposed.
Akkadian
baskiltu - (a part of the lung) (CAD M₁ 324, AHw 1547)
The variant maskiltu (CAD, CDA) is due to a misreading (von Soden 1982, 590). No etymology can be suggested.
Akkadian
basû - (square or cube) root (CAD B 133, AHw. 110)
The Akk. mathematical term basû is a loanword from the Sum. verbal form ba-SI/SI₈(-e) which can be used as a noun in mathematical texts.
Akkadian
baṣāru - to tear off (CAD B 134, AHw. 110)
Derived words: bāṣiru (a class of people) (AHw. 1547, CDA 40).