Boris

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See also: boris, Bóris, bōris, and boŗīs

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Borrowed from Russian Бори́с (Borís).

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Boris (plural Borises)

  1. A male given name from the Slavic languages.
    Boris Johnson, current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    • 2000 January, Frank McCourt (interviewee), Morning Edition, National Public Radio
      It's not like a Russian novel, where you read nine hundred forty-three pages and then finally Boris the peasant decides to commit suicide, and you wish he’d done it on page four. It’s not like that at all.
  2. (slang) A person of Russian descent.
    Synonym: Ivan

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Boris

  1. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Бори́с (Borís).
    • 2004, Diplomatiya aləmi.[1], number 6, Baku: Azərbaycan Respublikasının Xarici İşlər Nazirliyinin Jurnalın, page 47:
      Azərbaycan Prezidenti İlham Əliyev ilə Rusiya Dövlət Dumasının sədri Boris Qrızlov arasında keçirilən görüşdə Azərbaycan-Rusiya əlaqələrinin genişləndirilməsi barədə, əməkdaşlığın möhkəmləndirilməsində hər iki ölkənin qanunverici orqanlarının rolu haqqında geniş fikir mübadiləsi aparıldı.
      During the meeting between President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Chairman of the Russian State Duma Boris Gryzlov, the sides exchanged views on expanding Azerbaijani-Russian relations and the role of the legislatures of the two countries in strengthening cooperation.

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Boris m

  1. a male given name

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian.

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Boris m

  1. a male given name

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /bôːris/
  • Hyphenation: Bo‧ris

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Bȏris m (Cyrillic spelling Бо̑рис)

  1. a male given name

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Slovak[edit]

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From Russian Бори́с (Borís).

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Boris m (genitive singular Borisa, nominative plural Borisovia)

  1. a male given name.

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  • Boris in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk