Bord

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔʁt/, [bɔʁt], [bɔɐ̯t]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German bort, from Old High German bort, from Proto-Germanic *burdą. The modern form and sense is from Middle Low German bort (inflected bord-), from Old Saxon bord.

Noun[edit]

Bord n (genitive Bords or Bordes, plural Borde)

  1. shelf (board fixed to the wall)
  2. (heraldry) bordure
Usage notes[edit]
  • The plural is usually avoided.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German. Related to or the same as etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

Bord m (genitive Bords or Bordes, plural Borde)

  1. board (of ship)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The plural is rare.
Declension[edit]