Words

Akkadian
bâru - to stay firm, stable, in good health; to become certain, proved, certified (CAD B 125, AHw. 108)

No definitive etymology can be suggested. Has been usually identified with Hbr. bˀr (pi.) “to explain, to elucidate”, JPA bˀr (pa.) “to explain, to interpret”. Of interest is also Arb. bwr “to try, to prove by experiment or experience, to examine” (Lane 274).

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.