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بُسْر(busr)

EtymologyEdit

From Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

NounEdit

бисер (biserm

  1. pearl
  2. (colloquial) something silly but humorous and memorable that a person has said

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RussianEdit

 
بُسْر(busr)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic бисьръ (bisĭrŭ, pearls), from Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

би́сер (bíserm inan (genitive би́сера, uncountable)

  1. beads
    вышивать бисеромvyšivatʹ biseromto bead

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

 
بُسْر(busr)

EtymologyEdit

From Bulgar, from Arabic بُسْر(busr, unripe dates) from the root ب س ر(b-s-r) related to things being early, so applied to pearls because unripe dates can have some tactile and optical properties similar to pearls.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǐser/
  • Hyphenation: би‧сер

NounEdit

бѝсер m (Latin spelling bìser)

  1. pearl

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