bōr

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See also: bor and boŗ

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from Latvian bārs (orphaned, weak, vulnerable). Suhonen lists a form bōriņ as a borrowing from Latvian bāriņš[1] a variant of bārenis used in some compounds, e.g., bāriņtiesa (custody court, family court). This entry is for the form listed in LĒL.

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Noun[edit]

bōr

  1. an orphan

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Seppo Suhonen (1973), Die jungen lettischen Lehnwörter im livischen, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura