bori

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bri (horn). Alternatively from *bjeri, an alternate form of bie, meaning to play an instrument.

Noun[edit]

bori m (indefinite plural bori, definite singular boria, definite plural boritë)

  1. trumpet
  2. (music) horn

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bore and German bohren.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbori]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -ori
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ri

Verb[edit]

bori (present boras, past boris, future boros, conditional borus, volitive boru)

  1. to bore (make a hole in)
  2. to drill

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • trabori (to pierce, puncture)

Hausa[edit]

Practioners of bori in the roles of various spirits (photographed in 1914).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bòː.ɽíː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [bòː.ɽíː]

Noun[edit]

bṑrī m (possessed form bṑrin)

  1. animistic spirit possession religion

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

bori

  1. first-person singular active present subjunctive of bora
  2. third-person singular active present subjunctive of bora
  3. third-person plural active present subjunctive of bora

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

bori

  1. inflection of boriarsi:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

bori

  1. (non-standard since 2012) feminine of boren
  2. (non-standard since 2012) neuter of boren

Verb[edit]

bori

  1. (non-standard since 2012) supine of bera and bere

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bori n

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite plural of bor

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Three etymologies have been proposed:

  1. Inherited from Prakrit 𑀯𑀳𑀼𑀮𑀺𑀆 (vahuliā),[1] from Sanskrit वधूटी (vadhūṭī).[1][2]
  2. Inherited from Sanskrit ৱ্যৱহাৰিকা (vyavahārikā, female servant).[2][3]
  3. Borrowed from Iranian.[4]

Noun[edit]

bori f (nominative plural borǎ)

  1. bride,[1][5] newly-wed woman[5]
  2. daughter-in-law[1][5][6]
  3. sister-in-law[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “borí”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 34b
  2. 2.0 2.1 Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “vadhūṭī”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 656
  3. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “vyavahārikā”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 705
  4. ^ Yaron Matras (2002), “Historical and linguistic origins”, in Romani: A Linguistic Introduction[1], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 26
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Marcel Courthiade (2009), “i/e bor/i, -ǎ ʒ. -ǎ, -ěn”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, pages 90b-91a
  6. ^ Yūsuke Sumi (2018), “bori”, in ニューエクスプレスプラス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Plus Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, published 2021, →ISBN, OCLC 1267332830, page 22

Further reading[edit]

  • Milena Hübschmannová (September 2002), “Bori (Daughter in law)”, in ROMBASE Cultural Database[2], Prague, archived from the original on 19 October 2021, retrieved 21 October 2021
  • Carol Silverman (May 2012), “Transnational Celebrations”, in Romani Routes: Cultural Politics & Balkan Music in Diaspora[3], Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 85
  • Bori”, in RomArchive[4], (please provide a date or year), archived from the original on October 20, 2021

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English boil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bori

  1. to cook or boil

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: borie

Ternate[edit]

bori

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bori

  1. the plant Anamirta cocculus; its seeds are crushed to make a fish poison

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bori

  1. (transitive) to sharpen

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of bori (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tobori mobori abori
2nd person nobori fobori
3rd person inanimate ibori dobori
animate
imperative nobori, bori fobori, bori

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[5], Pacific linguistics