boßər

GottscheerishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Wossa (water) and, ultimately, to German Wasser.

NounEdit

boßər

  1. water
    Biə wriə ischt au̇f schians diərndle. [] Es lâfət ahin zan prenlain kiəl, / Um a schafle kiəles boßər. (Gottscheer ballad)
    How early the beautiful girl is up. [] She runs down to the cool little well, / to get a little bucketful of water.