bort

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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bort ‎(plural borts)

  1. (uncountable) Poor quality diamond, used for industrial cutting or abrasion; a poorly crystallized diamond.
    • 1931, Business Week, Issues 82-94, page 25,
      Bits that would require 4 to 16 carbonadoes are now set with 40 to 80 borts.

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First known occurrence of the expression in the Czech language (16th century) was in the sense side (of a gutter or hole). From early Middle High German bord, bort ("side", especially of a ship; originally "a board", "a plank"). This comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- ‎(cut).[1]

Noun[edit]

bort m

  1. (nautical) board, side of a ship [16th c.]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "bort" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7335-393-3, page 93.

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse burt, brott, braut.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔːrt/, [b̥ɒːd̥]

Adverb[edit]

bort

  1. away, off (things, people that are in motion)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German borde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bort/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

bort c (singular definite borten, plural indefinite borter)

  1. border
  2. edging, trimming
  3. band, ribbon
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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bor +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbort]
  • Hyphenation: bort

Noun[edit]

bort

  1. accusative singular of bor
    Bort rendeltek.‎ ― They ordered wine.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse burt, burtu, brott, brottu

Adverb[edit]

bort

  1. away
    bort () - to pass away (die)
    gifte bort sin datter - give one's daughter away (in marriage)

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bort

  1. away

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse burt, burtu, brott, brottu

Adverb[edit]

bort

  1. away
    bort (døy) - to pass away (die)

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bort

  1. away

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse burt, brott, braut.

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bort

  1. away, off,

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Verb[edit]

bort

  1. supine of böra.