burra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बड़ा (baṛā, large, important).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

burra (not comparable)

  1. (India) Big or important, used as a respectful honorific.
    Synonym: bada
    • 1997, John H. Esterline, ‎Mae H. Esterline, Innocents Abroad: How We Won the Cold War,page 27:
      The most burra of burra sahibs resided in spacious, columned villas within the exclusive enclave of Alipore.
    • 2017, Lila Lee, The Lotus Blossom
      Later she served the curried meal on an English blue and white flow-blue platter. “Spicy like my Maharanee. A burra meal, fit for a prince of India!”

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

burra m pl

  1. indefinite plural of burrë

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

burra f (plural burres)

  1. donkey (a domestic animal)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle English burre, perhaps from Old English byrst (bristle).

Noun[edit]

burra m (genitive singular burra, nominative plural burraí)

  1. (engineering, metallurgy) burr
  2. Alternative form of barra (bar; (sand)bar; tack)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
burra bhurra mburra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From būrrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būrra f (genitive būrrae); first declension

  1. A small cow with a red mouth or muzzle
  2. A shaggy garment
    1. (Late Latin) (plural) trifles, nonsense

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būrra būrrae
Genitive būrrae būrrārum
Dative būrrae būrrīs
Accusative būrram būrrās
Ablative būrrā būrrīs
Vocative būrra būrrae

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

būrra

  1. nominative feminine singular of būrrus
  2. vocative feminine singular of būrrus
  3. nominative neuter plural of būrrus
  4. accusative neuter plural of būrrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of būrrus

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

burra

  1. feminine singular of burro

Noun[edit]

burra f (plural burras)

  1. female equivalent of burro

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine of burro.

Noun[edit]

burra f (plural burras, masculine burro, masculine plural burros)

  1. jenny, jenny-ass, she-ass
  2. (colloquial) bicycle

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

burra

  1. feminine singular of burro

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

burra (present burrar, preterite burrade, supine burrat, imperative burra)

  1. ruffle

Conjugation[edit]

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