bord

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See also: Bord, borð, bòrd, bórd, börd, börð, and bǫrð

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See board.

Noun[edit]

bord (plural bords)

  1. Obsolete form of board. [11th–17th c.]
  2. Obsolete form of bourd. [14th–17th c.]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From board, which is also a less common variant of bord; probably from the former practice of laying boards in mine passageways to form a relatively smooth surface along which the coal was dragged in sledges.[1]

Noun[edit]

bord (plural bords)

  1. (mining) The coalface parallel to the natural fissures.

References[edit]

  1. ^ bord”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin burdus ("bastard").

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bord (feminine borda, masculine plural bords, feminine plural bordes)

  1. bastard
    Synonyms: bastard, expòsit, (archaic) bordegàs
  2. (botany) false
  3. (of a fruit tree) barren, not yielding fruit

Noun[edit]

bord m (plural bords, feminine borda)

  1. bastard
    Synonyms: bastard, expòsit
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish bordo, from Frankish *bord. Doublet of borda.

Noun[edit]

bord m (plural bords)

  1. (nautical) board (side of a ship)
  2. (nautical) gunwale
    Synonym: borda
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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old English bord (board).

Noun[edit]

bord m (plural bordys)

  1. (Revived Late Cornish) A table
    Synonym: moos

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse borð, from Proto-Germanic *burdą, cognate with English board, German Bord.

Noun[edit]

bord n (singular definite bordet, plural indefinite borde or (in the sense “plank”) bord)

  1. A table, desk
  2. A plank (in a ship)
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

bord

  1. imperative of borde

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bort, from Old Dutch *bort, from Proto-West Germanic *bord, from Proto-Germanic *burdą. Doublet of boord (board of a ship).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bord
  • Rhymes: -ɔrt

Noun[edit]

bord n (plural borden, diminutive bordje n)

  1. A plate, dish (cutlery)
  2. A plank, board (as in "blackboard" (see schoolbord) or as in "chessboard" (see schaakbord))
  3. A sign (traffic, etc.).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bord
  • Negerhollands: bort
  • Caribbean Hindustani: bort
  • Caribbean Javanese: bort
  • Papiamentu: bòrchi (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: bortu

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bord, from Frankish *bord.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord m (plural bords)

  1. a border, edge, limit ; boundary
  2. a side
  3. a rim
  4. a shore

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish bord (border, board) (compare Manx boayrd, Scottish Gaelic bòrd), from Old English bord (plank, table).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord m (genitive singular boird, nominative plural boird or borda)

  1. A board
    1. table
      Synonym: (Ulster) tábla
  2. A board, panel (of experts, etc.), council
  3. (topography) border
  4. (nautical) board, side
  5. gunwale
  6. deck
  7. load

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural form: borda (used in certain prepositional phrases)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bord bhord mbord
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English bord.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord (plural bordes or borden)

  1. A board or slab (usually of wood)
  2. A piece of wood for writing upon.
  3. A table (especially one used for craftsmanship).
    1. (religion) An altar; a table used for religious purposes.
    2. A dining table or its surface.
  4. A serving or helping of food and drink; nourishment.
  5. A seafaring vessel; a boat.
  6. The direction a boat is headed in.
  7. A shield (board of protective armour).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord

  1. Alternative form of bourde

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

bord

  1. Alternative form of bourden

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse borð.

Noun[edit]

bord m (plural bords)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) board (side of a ship)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse borð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord n (definite singular bordet, indefinite plural bord or border, definite plural borda or bordene)

  1. A table (furniture)
  2. A wooden board; plank
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German borde (border, edge, hem), possibly from Old Saxon *borda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord m (definite singular borden, indefinite plural border, definite plural bordene)

  1. border (decorative strip)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse borð, from Proto-Germanic *burdą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord n (definite singular bordet, indefinite plural bord, definite plural borda)

  1. (furniture) A table
  2. A wooden board; plank
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German borde. Akin to English border and German Borte.

Noun[edit]

bord m (definite singular borden, indefinite plural bordar, definite plural bordane)

  1. border (decorative strip)
    Synonym: borde

References[edit]

  • “bord” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “bord” in Ivar Aasen (1873) Norsk Ordbog med dansk Forklaring

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *bord, from Proto-Germanic *burdą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord n

  1. board, plank
  2. table
  3. the side of a ship; (by extension) the ship itself
    Sē frumlida stāg on bord þæs sċipes.
    The captain climbed aboard the ship.
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "On the Greater Litany"
      Hīe cwǣdon, "Hū dōþ wē ymb þē?" Hē andwyrde, "Weorpaþ mē ofer bord."
      They said, "What are we going to do about you?" He answered, "Throw me overboard."
  4. (poetic) shield

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bord.

Noun[edit]

bord n (plural borduri)

  1. side of a ship's deck

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse borð, from Proto-Germanic *burdą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord n

  1. A table (a piece of furniture)
  2. (nautical) A plank used in the side of a hull

Declension[edit]

Declension of bord 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bord bordet bord borden
Genitive bords bordets bords bordens

Derived terms[edit]

table
board

References[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh bort, from Old English bord (board); doublet of bwrdd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bord f (plural bordydd)

  1. (South Wales) table (item of furniture)
  2. food and drink, hospitality, sustenance
  3. (nautical) side (of a ship)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bord ford mord unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “bord”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies