bornert

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of obsolete verb bornere, "to delimit", from French borner, "to delimit", thus literally "delimited".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bornert (masculine bornert; feminine bornert; neuter bornert; plural bornerte; comparative mer bornert; superlative mest bornert)

  1. narrow-minded (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)
    • Øyvind Aase, "Komponisthjem som må på kartet", Aftenposten, October 12 2011.
      Som kunstner skrev Hurum en rekke klaverstykker, sanger, fiolin- og orkesterverker av utvilsom kvalitet, og han fremsto i sin tid som en radikaler for Kristianias bornerte kritikerkorps.
      As an artist, Hurum wrote a series of piano pieces, songs, violin and orchestra compositions of indubitable quality, and he was prominent in his day as a radical for Christiania's (i.e. Oslo's) narrow-minded community of critics.
    Jeg synes han er inkompetent, selvopptatt, bornert og en skam for sitt parti. (Georg Apenes to NRK)
    I think he is incompetent, self-centred, narrow-minded and a disgrace for his party.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • bornert” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “bornert” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of obsolete verb bornere, "to delimit", from French borner, "to delimit", thus literally "delimited".

Adjective[edit]

bornert (masculine bornert; feminine bornert; neuter bornert; plural bornerte; comparative meir bornert; superlative mest bornert)

  1. narrow-minded (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)
    Eg synest han er inkompetent, sjølvopptatt, bornert og ein skam for partiet sitt. (Georg Apenes on NRK)
    I think he is incompetent, self-centred, narrow-minded and a shame for his party.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • bornert” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “bornert” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.