börja

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish byria, from Old Norse byrja, from Proto-Germanic *burjaną. Derived from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [²bœ̞rːja]
  • (nonstandard, nonetheless common[1]) IPA(key): [²bɵrːja]
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Verb[edit]

börja (present börjar, preterite började, supine börjat, imperative börja)

  1. to begin; to start
    Skolan börjar klockan åtta.
    School begins at eight o'clock.
    Brandon har börjat lära sig svenska.
    Brandon has started learning Swedish.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomas Riad (2013), “Våra vokaler förändras. En del flyter samman, andra glider isär. [Our vowels change. Some blend together, others drift apart.]”, in Språktidningen [The language journal]‎[1], issue 3

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