bure

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See also: Bure, burĕ, burė, and буре

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bure (plural bures)

  1. A traditional Fijian cottage with a steep thatched roof and wide windows.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

bure

  1. plural of buur

Champenois[edit]

Noun[edit]

bure

  1. (Auve) butter

References[edit]

  • Tarbé, Prosper (1851) Recherches sur l'histoire du langage et des patois de Champagne[1] (in French), volume 1, Reims, page 109

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bure n

  1. indefinite plural of bur

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin burra, nominative feminine singular of burrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /byʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bure f (plural bures)

  1. frieze (cloth)
  2. habit (monk's robe)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bura.

Noun[edit]

bure f (plural buri)

  1. beam of a plough

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bure

  1. inflection of bury:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bûre/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧re

Noun[edit]

bȕre n (Cyrillic spelling бу̏ре)

  1. barrel

Declension[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bure (invariable)

  1. free (obtainable without payment)

Adverb[edit]

bure

  1. in vain; pointlessly; fruitlessly