boro

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See also: Boro, bóro, bōrõ, -boro, boro-, and bôrô

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

boro

  1. (Jamaica) borrow

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro (plural boros)

  1. (US) Alternative spelling of borough

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Aneme Wake[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. pig

Basque[edit]

Chemical element
B
Previous: berilio (Be)
Next: karbono (C)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /boɾo/, [bo̞.ɾo̞]

Noun[edit]

boro inan

  1. boron

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "boro" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • boro” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Dongxiang[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *böxere, from Proto-Turkic *bögür.

Compare Mongolian бөөр (böör), Turkish böbrek.

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. kidney

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *bora, from Proto-Turkic *boŕ.

Compare Mongolian бор (bor), Turkish boz.

Adjective[edit]

boro

  1. grey
  2. dark

Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps the same as the second etymology.

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. heathen

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈboro]
  • Rhymes: -oro
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ro

Noun[edit]

boro (uncountable, accusative boron)

  1. boron

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Hawaiian pōpolo and Tongan polo (deadly nightshade, Solanum nigrum), Tuvaluan 'opolo (capsicum), Maori poroporo (Solanum aviculare).

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. Generic term for any Solanum plant.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “Polo”, in Te Māra Reo: The Language Garden[1], Benton Family Trust, 2022
  • Gatty, Ronald (2009), “boro”, in Fijian-English Dictionary, Suva, Fiji: Ronald Gatty, →ISBN, page 26

French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

boro

  1. Alternative spelling of bôrô (enough)

Galician[edit]

Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia gl

Noun[edit]

boro m (uncountable)

  1. boron

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it
Chemical element
B
Previous: berillio (Be)
Next: carbonio (C)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.ro/
  • Rhymes: -ɔro
  • Hyphenation: bò‧ro

Etymology 1[edit]

Internationalism, first attested as French bore, and later English boron. Ultimately akin to Italian borace (borax).

Noun[edit]

boro m (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) boron
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

boro m (plural bori)

  1. (Rome, colloquial) chav (a youngster usually perceived as having poor education and wearing expensive clothing)
    Coordinate terms: pariolino, burino, coatto

Anagrams[edit]

Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. gebang palm

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019), “boro”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Muduapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *beRek.

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. pig

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bòro f

  1. definite singular of bòru

Portuguese[edit]

Chemical element
B
Previous: berílio (Be)
Next: carbono (C)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bo‧ro

Noun[edit]

boro m (plural boros)

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) boron
  2. an atom of boron

Related terms[edit]

Rohingya[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boro

  1. large

Spanish[edit]

Chemical element
B
Previous: berilio (Be)
Next: carbono (C)

Etymology[edit]

From bórax, influenced by similar formations in other European languages (compare English boron, French bore).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈboɾo/ [ˈbo.ɾo]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -oɾo
  • Syllabification: bo‧ro

Noun[edit]

boro m (uncountable)

  1. boron

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bore (to make a hole).

Verb[edit]

boro

  1. to bore
  2. to cut in line
  3. to intrude (on a party) uninvited

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. drill (instrument)
  2. bore
  3. hole, leak

Adjective[edit]

boro

  1. having holes, leaky
  2. (of a guest) uninvited

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish boro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bo‧ro
  • IPA(key): /ˈboɾo/, [ˈbo.ɾo]

Noun[edit]

boro (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜇᜓ)

  1. (chemistry) boron

Teanu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *bʷose.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro

  1. parrotfish (Scaridae spp.)

References[edit]

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-North Halmahera *boro (egg).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro (Jawiبورو⁩)

  1. an egg

References[edit]

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

boro m (plural bori)

  1. boron