borra

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See also: borrá, bórra, and bórrá

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

borra (uncountable)

  1. leafy matter found in wax
    • 1950, Robert W. Pressing and Bradley J. Pettibone, US Patent 2531785, page 4:
      ...continuously discharging borra from said zone as a solid, removing the water from said slurry and mechanically recovering solid wax.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bor +‎ -ra

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈborːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: bor‧ra

Noun[edit]

borra

  1. sublative singular of bor
    Nincs pénzünk borra.We don't have money for wine.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

borra m (genitive singular borra, nominative plural borraí)

  1. barrow, hog

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
borra bhorra mborra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin burra.

Noun[edit]

borra f (plural borre)

  1. waste
  2. cotton

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Bears possibly coincidental resemblance to Albanian borë (snow).

Noun[edit]

borra f

  1. snow

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin burra.

Noun[edit]

borra f (plural borras)

  1. sediment, grounds (collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a body of water)

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Verb[edit]

borra

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of borrar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of borrar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin burra.

Noun[edit]

borra f (plural borras)

  1. young female sheep
  2. rough wool
  3. flock (for mattress)
  4. stuffing (for cushions)
  5. cotton waste
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

borra

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of borrar.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish bora, from Old Norse bora, from Proto-Germanic *burōną. Equivalent to borr +‎ -a.

Verb[edit]

borra (present borrar, preterite borrade, supine borrat, imperative borra)

  1. to drill (make a hole using a drill)

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