See also: boer, bóer, bôer, bör, bœr, and -boer

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊəɹ/, /bɔɹ/, /ˈbɔəɹ/

Etymology 1Edit

From Afrikaans Boer (Boer), from boer (farmer). Doublet of boor.

NounEdit

Boer (plural Boers)

  1. A Dutch colonist in South Africa, or one of their (white) descendants, especially a farmer; an Afrikaner.
    • 1979, André Brink, A Dry White Season, Vintage 1998, p. 93:
      ‘I won't say good day to a fucking boer!’ he exploded, swinging round viciously to escape into the angry light outside.
  2. A militant in the Boer War
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Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch Boer, from boer (farmer).

Proper nounEdit

Boer (plural Boers)

  1. A surname, from Dutch​.
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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From boer or from South African Dutch Boer.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Boer (plural Boere)

  1. A Boer; an Afrikaner, especially an inhabitant or descendant of the white inhabitants of the Boer republics.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Boer

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From boer (farmer)

Proper nounEdit

Boer

  1. Boer: A surname​.

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