See also: Boro, bóro, bōrõ, -boro, boro-, and bôrô

English

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Verb

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boro

  1. (Jamaica) borrow

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Noun

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boro (plural boros)

  1. (US) Alternative spelling of borough

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Aneme Wake

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Noun

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boro

  1. pig

Basque

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Chemical element
B
Previous: berilio (Be)
Next: karbono (C)

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  • IPA(key): /boɾo/, [bo̞.ɾo̞]

Noun

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boro inan

  1. boron

Declension

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Further reading

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  • boro”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • boro”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

Dongxiang

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Mongolic *böxere, from Proto-Turkic *bögür.

Compare Mongolian бөөр (böör), Turkish böbrek.

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boro

  1. kidney

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Mongolic *bora, from Proto-Turkic *boŕ.

Compare Mongolian бор (bor), Turkish boz.

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boro

  1. grey
  2. dark

Etymology 3

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Perhaps the same as the second etymology.

Noun

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boro

  1. heathen

Esperanto

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈboro]
  • Rhymes: -oro
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ro

Noun

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boro (uncountable, accusative boron)

  1. boron

Fijian

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Etymology

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Cognate with Hawaiian pōpolo and Tongan polo (deadly nightshade, Solanum nigrum), Tuvaluan 'opolo (capsicum), Maori poroporo (Solanum aviculare).

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boro

  1. Generic term for any Solanum plant.

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References

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  • “Polo”, in Te Māra Reo: The Language Garden[1], Benton Family Trust, 2022
  • Gatty, Ronald (2009) “boro”, in Fijian-English Dictionary, Suva, Fiji: Ronald Gatty, →ISBN, page 26

French

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Pronoun

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boro

  1. Alternative spelling of bôrô (enough)

Galician

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Noun

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boro m (uncountable)

  1. boron

Italian

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Chemical element
B
Previous: berillio (Be)
Next: carbonio (C)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.ro/
  • Rhymes: -ɔro
  • Hyphenation: bò‧ro

Etymology 1

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Internationalism, first attested as French bore, and later English boron. Ultimately akin to Italian borace (borax).

Noun

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boro m (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) boron
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Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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boro m (plural bori)

  1. (Rome, colloquial) chav (a youngster usually perceived as having poor education and wearing expensive clothing)
    Coordinate terms: pariolino, burino, coatto

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Laboya

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boro

  1. gebang palm

References

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  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019) “boro”, in Lamboya word list[2], Leiden: LexiRumah

Muduapa

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *beRek.

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boro

  1. pig

Norwegian Nynorsk

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bòro f

  1. definite singular of bòru

Portuguese

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Chemical element
B
Previous: berílio (Be)
Next: carbono (C)

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: bo‧ro

Noun

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boro m (plural boros)

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) boron
  2. an atom of boron
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Rohingya

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Adjective

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boro

  1. large

Spanish

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Chemical element
B
Previous: berilio (Be)
Next: carbono (C)

Etymology

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From bórax, influenced by similar formations in other European languages (compare English boron, French bore).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈboɾo/ [ˈbo.ɾo]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -oɾo
  • Syllabification: bo‧ro

Noun

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boro m (uncountable)

  1. boron

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Sranan Tongo

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Etymology

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From English bore (to make a hole).

Verb

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boro

  1. to bore
  2. to cut in line
  3. to intrude (on a party) uninvited

Noun

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boro

  1. drill (instrument)
  2. bore
  3. hole, leak

Adjective

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boro

  1. having holes, leaky
  2. (of a guest) uninvited

Tagalog

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish boro.

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boro (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜇᜓ)

  1. (chemistry) boron

Teanu

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Etymology

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From Proto-Oceanic *bʷose.

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boro

  1. parrotfish (Scaridae spp.)

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Ternate

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Etymology

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From Proto-North Halmahera *boro (egg).

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boro (Jawi بورو)

  1. an egg

References

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  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Venetian

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Noun

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boro m (plural bori)

  1. boron