That piqued my interest, so I looked into it.
Mauro Biglino recommends the Brown-Driver-Briggs lexicon, which says that bara is a verb that means 'shape, create'. It suggests it could be an Arabic loan word meaning 'form, fashion by cutting, shape out, pare a reed for writing, a stick for an arrow'. SOURCE: https://www.blueletterbible.org/lexicon/h1254/nkjv/wlc/0-1/
At the same URL, the Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon says bara means 'to cut, to carve out, to form by cutting'.
Where is the word hibdil used?