Bord

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See also: bord, bòrd, börd, and borð

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]

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bord.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bord m (plural Borden)

  1. edge, border
    • 2013, Christiane de Bricasart, Wann d'Rous sech verstoppt fir ze kräischen, ISBN 3864685435:
      Beim zweeten Ulaf ass meng Stir nach eng Kéier um Bord vum Dësch gelant.
      On the second attempt, my forehead once again landed on the edge of the table.

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Bord, Dutch boord, English board.

Noun[edit]

Bord n (plural Bord)

  1. board

Synonyms[edit]