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See also: borrá, bórra, and bórrá

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

borra (uncountable)

  1. leafy matter found in wax
    • 1950, Robert W. Pressing and Bradley J. Pettibone, US Patent 2531785, page 4:
      [] continuously discharging borra from said zone as a solid, removing the water from said slurry and mechanically recovering solid wax.

AnagramsEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

bor +‎ -ra

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈborːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: bor‧ra

NounEdit

borra

  1. sublative singular of bor
    Nincs pénzünk borra.We don't have money for wine.

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

borra m (genitive singular borra, nominative plural borraí)

  1. barrow, hog

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
borra bhorra mborra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin burra.

NounEdit

borra f (plural borre)

  1. waste
  2. cotton

AnagramsEdit


MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Bears possibly coincidental resemblance to Albanian borë (snow).

NounEdit

borra f

  1. snow

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin burra.

NounEdit

borra f (plural borras)

  1. sediment, grounds (collection of small particles, particularly dirt, that precipitates from a body of water)

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VerbEdit

borra

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of borrar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of borrar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin burra.

NounEdit

borra f (plural borras)

  1. young female sheep
  2. rough wool
  3. flock (for mattress)
  4. stuffing (for cushions)
  5. cotton waste
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

borra

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of borrar.

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish bora, from Old Norse bora, from Proto-Germanic *burōną. Equivalent to borr +‎ -a.

VerbEdit

borra (present borrar, preterite borrade, supine borrat, imperative borra)

  1. to drill (make a hole using a drill)

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