bur

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See also: búr, bür, 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)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

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

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bur

  1. rafsi of bunre.

Maay[edit]

Noun[edit]

bur

  1. flour

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰuH-
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Noun[edit]

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

  1. cage

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

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]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

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]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

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]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

Same as the masculine noun.

Noun[edit]

būr n

  1. dwelling

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]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

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]

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

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian бу́рый ‎(búryj).

Adjective[edit]

bur ‎(genitive singular buran, partitive singular burad, partitive plural burid)

  1. brown

Inflection[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bur ‎(genitive singular buran, partitive singular burad, partitive plural burid)

  1. brown

Inflection[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "бурый" in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik/Новый русско-вепсский словарь ‎(Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ), Nina G. Zaiceva, Maria I. Mullonen, 2007.