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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈboːrə(n)/
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  • Rhymes: -oːrən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bōren, from Old Dutch *boron, from Proto-Germanic *burōną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH-.

VerbEdit

boren

  1. (transitive) to drill
InflectionEdit
Inflection of boren (weak)
infinitive boren
past singular boorde
past participle geboord
infinitive boren
gerund boren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular boor boorde
2nd person sing. (jij) boort boorde
2nd person sing. (u) boort boorde
2nd person sing. (gij) boort boorde
3rd person singular boort boorde
plural boren boorden
subjunctive sing.1 bore boorde
subjunctive plur.1 boren boorden
imperative sing. boor
imperative plur.1 boort
participles borend geboord
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

boren

  1. Plural form of boor

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *boron, from Proto-Germanic *burōną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH-.

VerbEdit

bōren

  1. to drill

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive bōren
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive bōren
In genitive bōrens
In dative bōrene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular bōre
2nd singular bōors, bōres
3rd singular bōort, bōret
1st plural bōren
2nd plural bōort, bōret
3rd plural bōren
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular bōre
2nd singular bōors, bōres
3rd singular bōre
1st plural bōren
2nd plural bōort, bōret
3rd plural bōren
Imperative Present
Singular bōor, bōre
Plural bōort, bōret
Present Past
Participle bōrende

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • boren”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • boren (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

boren n or m

  1. definite masculine singular of bor (Etymology 2)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

boren n or m

  1. definite masculine singular of bor (Etymology 2)

Old EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

boren

  1. past participle of beran

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

boren (not comparable)

  1. destined to, born to

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of boren
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular boren
Neuter singular boret
Plural borna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 borne
All borna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.