Buer

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See also: buer and bür

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German bûr. The unetymological E is sometimes added in non-rhotic dialects which delete /ə/ and hence make no difference between syllable-final /r/, /ər/ and /rə/.

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Noun[edit]

Buer ? (plural Buern)

  1. (in some dialects, including Low Prussian) Alternative spelling of Buur : farmer
  2. (in some dialects, including Low Prussian, largely historical) Alternative spelling of Buur : peasant
  3. (in some dialects) Alternative spelling of Buur : jack (cards)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb bueren ‎(to bore, to drill), from Old High German borōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buer m ‎(plural Buerer)

  1. drill
  2. drill bit

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