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See also: bord, Bord, and bòrd



From the verb bära, just like English birth relates to the verb bear. From Old Swedish byrþ, from Old Norse burðr, byrð, Proto-Germanic *burdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.


börd c

  1. a birth (the event), childbirth, delivery
  2. nobility, birthright, descent, ancestry, lineage (the privileges that come with birth, e.g. for a nobleman)
    en kvinna av börd och en man av folket
    a noble woman and a man of the people


Declension of börd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative börd börden börder börderna
Genitive börds bördens börders bördernas

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