See also: ثور, توژ, پور, پوز, بوز, and تور

Arabic edit

Etymology 1 edit

Root
ب و ر (b-w-r)

Compare بَارَ (bāra, to lie fallow).

Adjective edit

بُور (būr)

  1. fallow, uncultivated
  2. stagnant, waste-
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

بَوَّرَ (bawwara) II, non-past يُبَوِّرُ‎ (yubawwiru)

  1. to let lie fallow, to leave uncultivated, to leave unsown
  2. to make unprofitable, to make useless
Conjugation edit

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

بَوْر (bawrm

  1. verbal noun of بَارَ (bāra) (form I)
Declension edit

Etymology 4 edit

Proper noun edit

بُور (būr?

  1. Bor (a city in South Sudan)

Etymology 5 edit

Noun edit

بور (būr)

  1. Synonym of مرفأ, port, harbor

Khalaj edit

Adjective edit

بور (bûor)

  1. Arabic spelling of bûor (nut-brown)

Ottoman Turkish edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Arabic بُور (būr).

Adjective edit

بور (bur)

  1. (of land) unfit for cultivation; waste-
  2. useless

Etymology 2 edit

From Persian بور.

Adjective edit

بور (bur)

  1. roan

Etymology 3 edit

From French bore.

Noun edit

بور (bor)

  1. boron

References edit

Persian edit

 
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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (bwl /⁠bōr⁠/, reddish-brown, bay [horse]). Cognate with Ossetian бур (bur, yellow), Northern Kurdish bor (grey) and the Old Armenian loanword բորենի (boreni, hyena). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (brown).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? bōr
Dari reading? bōr
Iranian reading? bur
Tajik reading? bür

Adjective edit

Dari بور
Iranian Persian
Tajik бӯр

بور (bur)

  1. fair, blonde
  2. reddish brown, bay
  3. (dialectal) brown
Descendants edit
  • Khalaj: bûor

See also edit

Further reading edit

Etymology 2 edit

From French.

Noun edit

بور (bor)

  1. boron

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English bore.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

بور (bor) (Hindi spelling बोर)

  1. bored

Ushojo edit

Etymology edit

From Urdu بور (bōr).

Adjective edit

بور (bōr) (noun)

  1. suffering from boredom

Uyghur edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Chagatai بور (bor), from Proto-Turkic *bōr.[1] Cognates with Bashkir бур (bur), Kazakh бор (bor), Tatar акбур (aqbur), aqbur, Uzbek boʻr.

Noun edit

بور (bor) (plural بورلار (borlar))

  1. chalk
    Synonym: ئاقبور (aqbor)

Etymology 2 edit

Chemical element
B
Previous: بېرىللىي (bërilliy) (Be)
Next: كاربون (karbon) (C)

From Russian бор (bor).

Noun edit

بور (bor) (plural بورلار (borlar))

  1. (chemistry) boron

References edit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei, Dybo, Anna, Mudrak, Oleg (2003) “*bōr”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Further reading edit

  • Schwarz, Henry G. (1992) An Uyghur-English Dictionary (East Asian Research Aids & Translations; 3), Bellingham, Washington: Center for East Asian Studies, Western Washington University, →ISBN