buric

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin umbilīcus, probably through a later Vulgar Latin root *umbulicus. Compare Daco-Romanian buric, Sicilian buddicu.

Noun[edit]

buric n (plural buricuri)

  1. (anatomy) navel, bellybutton
  2. belly
  3. (figuratively) center

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin umbilīcus, through an intermediate Vulgar Latin root *umbulicus, later separated to *un buric (confer also the development of French nombril, Catalan llombrígol). The Latin derives from a Proto-Indo-European *h₃nobʰilos (navel), from *h₃nebʰ-. Doublet of ombilic.

Noun[edit]

buric n (plural burice)

  1. navel, bellybutton

Declension[edit]