bur

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See also: Bur, búr, bür, bůr, and bur-

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Scandinavian language, such as Danish burre (bur, burdock). See also burr.

Noun[edit]

bur (plural burs)

  1. A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants.
  2. Any of several plants having such husks.
  3. A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads.
  4. Alternative form of burr (small piece of material)

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buːr/, [b̥uːˀɐ̯], [b̥uɐ̯ˀ]

Noun[edit]

bur n (singular definite buret, plural indefinite bure)

  1. cage

Inflection[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse burr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur m (genitive singular burs, nominative plural burir)

  1. (poetic) son

Declension[edit]

The accusative plural buru also exists, but is only used in the phrase eiga börn og buru.


Istro-Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dw-enos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

Adjective[edit]

bur m (feminine burĕ, neuter buro)

  1. good

Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch boor (drill).

Noun[edit]

bur

  1. drill

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

bur

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of burt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of burt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of burt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of burt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of burt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of burt

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bur

  1. rafsi of bunre.

Maay[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur

  1. flour

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [bʉʷːɾ]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse búr.

Noun[edit]

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura or burene)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

References[edit]

“bur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse búr.

Noun[edit]

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bur

  1. present tense of bu

References[edit]

“bur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *būraz. Cognate with Old Saxon būr, Old High German būr (German Bauer (birdcage)), Old Norse búr (Swedish bur).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būr m

  1. private chamber, room

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

Noun[edit]

būr m

  1. peasant
  2. quarters

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

Noun[edit]

būr m

  1. neighbour
  2. inhabitant
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Same as the masculine noun.

Noun[edit]

būr n

  1. dwelling

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

Noun[edit]

bur m

  1. dwelling, residence
  2. storehouse
  3. room, chamber
  4. cage

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur m f (plural bures)

  1. Archaic form of bóer.

Romagnol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *burius, compare Italian buio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur m

  1. darkness (lack of light)
    • December 2007, Nevio Spadoni, Guido Bianchi, Urazion in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 9:
      Te, che t’vid / la luš int e’ mi bur, []
      You, who sees / the light in my darkness, []

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish būr, from Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur c

  1. a cage
  2. (slang) a prison, a jail, an arrest
    att sitta i buren
    to be imprisoned

Declension[edit]

Declension of bur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bur buren burar burarna
Genitive burs burens burars burarnas

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian бу́рый (búryj).

Adjective[edit]

bur

  1. brown

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative  ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I  ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I  ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

Noun[edit]

bur

  1. brown

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative  ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I  ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I  ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “бурый”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bur

  1. Soft mutation of pur.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pur bur mhur phur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.