borr

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See also: Borr and bǫrr

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

borr m ‎(genitive singular borr)

  1. Alternative form of borradh
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish borr(swelling; swollen, thick).

Adjective[edit]

borr ‎(genitive singular masculine boirr, genitive singular feminine boirre, plural borra, comparative boirre)

  1. (literary) puffed, proud; luxuriant
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish borraid(swells, becomes swollen, bloated), from borr.

Verb[edit]

borr ‎(present analytic borrann, future analytic borrfaidh, verbal noun borradh, past participle borrtha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) swell, grow
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
borr bhorr mborr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "borr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • borr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • borraid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.