бисер

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bulgarian[edit]

بُسْر(busr)

Etymology[edit]

From Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

Noun[edit]

бѝсер (bìserm

  1. pearl
  2. (colloquial) something silly but humorous and memorable that a person has said

Macedonian[edit]

بُسْر(busr)

Etymology[edit]

From Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

Noun[edit]

бисер (biserm

  1. pearl
  2. (colloquial) something silly but humorous and memorable that a person has said

Inflection[edit]


Russian[edit]

بُسْر(busr)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic бисьръ (bisĭrŭ, pearls), from Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

би́сер (bíserm inan (genitive би́сера, uncountable)

  1. beads
    вышива́ть би́серомvyšivátʹ bíseromto bead

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

بُسْر(busr)

Etymology[edit]

From Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐser/
  • Hyphenation: би‧сер

Noun[edit]

бѝсер m (Latin spelling bìser)

  1. pearl

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]