Open main menu
See also: bohren and Bohren

Contents

German Low GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Saxon beran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną. Compare English bear, Dutch baren.

VerbEdit

böhren (third-person singular simple present böhrt, past tense böhr, past participle böhrt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to lift, raise
    De Koh böhrt de Steert — The cow raises its tail.
  2. to carry, bear
    Kannst du den vullen Ammel böhren oder is he to swoor? — Can you carry the full bucket or is it too heavy?.

ConjugationEdit

The strong past participle boren is also used, but only with the meaning "born, given birth".

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Saxon *burian, from Proto-Germanic *burjaną. Compare Dutch beuren.

VerbEdit

böhren (third-person singular simple present böhrt, past tense böhr, past participle böhrt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to happen
  2. to beseem

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit