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Bor

BOR

, Sav. bur, signifies a chamber or a cottage.

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Bor

Bor

See also: Appendix:Variations of "bor"

Translingual

Proper noun

Bor

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Norman Loftus Bor (1893-1972).

English

Proper noun

Bor

  1. A town in the Czech Republic
  2. One of several villages in Russia
  3. A town in Serbia
  4. A city in South Sudan
  5. A village in Catalonia, Spain
  6. A village in Sweden

German

Chemical element
B Previous: Beryllium (Be)
Next: Kohlenstoff (C)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːɐ̯/
  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯

Noun

Bor n (genitive Bors, no plural)

  1. boron

Declension

Coordinate terms


Luxembourgish

Noun

Bor ? (uncountable)

  1. boron

bor

bor

See also: Appendix:Variations of "bor"

English

Noun

bor (plural bors)

  1. (Norfolk) boy

References

  1. bur definition taken from A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary By John R. Clark Hall, Herbert Dean Meritt, 1916.

Anagrams


Albanian

Noun

bor

  1. boron


This Albanian entry was created from the translations listed at boron. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see bor in the Albanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2009


Catalan

Chemical element
B Previous: beril·li (Be)
Next: carboni (C)

Noun

bor m (uncountable)

  1. boron

References


Czech

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ. Because in Slovak and Polish dialects it means "marsh", it is sometimes being connected with Proto-Slavic *bara, meanig the same. More probably it is connected with Proto-Indo-European *bʰor-u-. Compare also borůvka.[1]

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [bor]
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun

bor m

  1. wood consisting of pines, pine wood
    1834, František Škroup, “Kde domov můj” (national anthem of the Czech Republic). Lyrics by Josef Kajetán Tyl:
    Kde domov můj, kde domov můj? / Voda hučí po lučinách, / bory šumí po skalinách, / v sadě skví se jara květ, / zemský ráj to na pohled!
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From German Bor, which is a shortened form of Borax derived from Medieval Latin borax, from Arabic بورق (būraq), from Persian بوره (būrah).[2]

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [boːr][3]
  • Rhymes: -oːr

Noun

bor m

  1. boron
Declension
Derived terms

Anagrams

References

  1. "bor1" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 92–93.
  2. "bor2" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 93.
  3. Čmejrková, Světla; Hoffmannová, Jana; Klímová, Jana (2013) Čeština v pohledu synchronním a diachronním (in Czech), ISBN 8024621215, page 433

Danish

Etymology 1

From the stem of borax.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]
  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯

Noun

bor n (singular definite boret, not used in plural form)

  1. boron (chemical element)

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Noun

bor n (singular definite boret, plural indefinite bor)

  1. drill
  2. gimlet, auger
Inflection

Etymology 3

See bo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Verb

bor

  1. present tense of bo

Etymology 4

See bore

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Verb

bor

  1. imperative of bore

Hungarian

Etymology

From a Turkic language, compare Uyghur, Cuman, Kipchak bor (wine), ultimately from Middle Persian.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbor]

Noun

bor (plural borok)

  1. wine

Declension

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bor borok
accusative bort borokat
dative bornak boroknak
instrumental borral borokkal
causal-final borért borokért
translative borrá borokká
terminative borig borokig
essive-formal borként borokként
essive-modal
inessive borban borokban
superessive boron borokon
adessive bornál boroknál
illative borba borokba
sublative borra borokra
allative borhoz borokhoz
elative borból borokból
delative borról borokról
ablative bortól boroktól
Possessive forms of bor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. borom boraim
2nd person sing. borod boraid
3rd person sing. bora borai
1st person plural borunk boraink
2nd person plural borotok boraitok
3rd person plural boruk boraik

Derived terms

(Expressions):


Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse borr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔːr/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːr

Noun

bor m (genitive singular bors, nominative plural borar)

  1. drill, drill bit

Declension

Derived terms

  • borjárn
  • borvél

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch boor.

Noun

bor

  1. drill, drill bit

Kurdish

Adjective

bor

  1. grey

Noun

bor

  1. horse

Lojban

Rafsi

bor

  1. rafsi of bo.

Middle High German

Etymology

From Old High German por; from the root of Old High German beran "to bear, carry".

Noun

bor ? (m or f)

  1. height, elevation

References

  • bor in M. Lexer, Mittelhochdeutsches Handwörterbuch.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

A shortening of boraks

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, uncountable)

  1. boron (chemical element, symbol B)
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, indefinite plural bor, definite plural bora or borene)

bor m (definite singular boren, indefinite plural bor, definite plural borene)

  1. (countable) a drill, or drill bit
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Verb

bor

  1. present tense of bo
  2. imperative of bore

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

A shortening of boraks

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret)

  1. (uncountable) boron (chemical element, symbol B)
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, indefinite plural bor, definite plural bora)

bor m (definite singular boren, indefinite plural borar, definite plural borane)

  1. (countable) a drill, or drill bit

References


Polish

Chemical element
B Previous: beryl (Be)
Next: węgiel (C)

Pronunciation

Noun

bor m inan

  1. boron

Declension


Romanian

Chemical element
B Previous: beriliu (Be)
Next: carbon (C)
Bor

Etymology

From French bore, from stem of borax.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bor/

Noun

bor n (uncountable)

  1. boron (chemical element)

References

bor in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language), 2004-2016


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bôːr/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ.

Noun

bȏr m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑р)

  1. pine
Declension

References

  • bor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 2

From New Latin borum, from Arabic بَوْرَق (bawraq), from Persian بوره (būrah).

Chemical element
B Previous: berilijum, bèrīlij (Be)
Next: ugljenik, ùgljīk (C)

Noun

bȏr m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑р)

  1. boron
Declension

References

  • bor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ́r/
  • Tonal orthography: bȍr

Noun

bòr m inan (genitive bôra, nominative plural bôri)

  1. pine
Declension

Etymology 2

Chemical element
B Previous: berílij (Be)
Next: ogljík (C)

From New Latin borum, from Arabic بَوْرَق (bawraq), from Persian بوره (būrah).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbóːr/
  • Tonal orthography: bọ̑r

Noun

bór m inan (genitive bóra, uncountable)

  1. boron
Declension

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/ (for 1.)
  • Homophone: bår (for 1.)
  • IPA(key): /buːr/ (for 2.)

Noun

bor n

  1. boron (chemical element)
  2. indefinite plural of bo

Declension

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Verb

bor

  1. present tense of bo.

Turkish

Chemical element
B Previous: berilyum (Be)
Next: karbon (C)

Etymology

Borrowing from French bore.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [boɾ]
  • Hyphenation: bor

Noun

bor (definite accusative boru, plural borlar)

  1. boron

Declension