borst

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See also: Borst and bōrst

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch borst, from Old Dutch brust, from Proto-Germanic *brusts, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrews- (to swell, blow, inflate).

Noun[edit]

borst f (plural borsten, diminutive borstje n)

  1. chest, thorax
  2. breast
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

borst

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of borsten
  2. imperative of borsten

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch brust, from Proto-Germanic *brusts.

Noun[edit]

borst f

  1. chest
  2. breast

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • borst”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • borst”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929