See also: Bort, bört, bőrt, and борть

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bort (countable and uncountable, plural borts)

  1. Poor-quality diamond, used for industrial cutting or abrasion; a poorly crystallized diamond.
    • 1931, Business Week, Issues 82-94, page 25,
      Bits that would require 4 to 16 carbonadoes are now set with 40 to 80 borts.

BavarianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wort, from Old High German wort, from Proto-West Germanic *word, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą (word). Cognate with German Wort, English word.

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bort n

  1. (Sappada) word

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  • “bort” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

CimbrianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wort, from Old High German wort, from Proto-West Germanic *word, from Proto-Germanic *wurdą (word). Cognate with German Wort, English word.

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bort n (plural börtar)

  1. (Luserna, Tredici Comuni) word

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  • “bort” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

First known occurrence of the expression in the Czech language (16th century) was in the sense side (of a gutter or hole). From early Middle High German bord, bort ("side", especially of a ship; originally "a board", "a plank"). This comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (cut).[1]

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bort m

  1. (nautical) board, side of a ship [16th c.]

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  1. ^ "bort" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 93.

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  • bort in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bort in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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DanishEdit

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From Old Norse burt, brott, braut, originally an adverbial accusative of the noun braut (way). For the semantic development of the noun, compare English away, German weg (away) (hence Danish væk.

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bort

  1. away, off (things, people that are in motion)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German borde, from Proto-Germanic *burdô (rim, edging), cognate with German Borte. Probably related to *burdą (board).

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bort c (singular definite borten, plural indefinite borter)

  1. border, edging, trimming
  2. band, ribbon
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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

bor +‎ -t

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbort]
  • Hyphenation: bort

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bort

  1. accusative singular of bor
    Bort rendeltek.They ordered wine.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse burt, burtu, brott, brottu

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bort

  1. away
    bortto pass away
    gifte bort sin dattergive one's daughter away (in marriage)

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bort

  1. away

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse burt, burtu, brott, brottu

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bort

  1. away
    bortto pass away

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bort

  1. away

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse burt, brott, braut.

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  • (file)

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bort

  1. away, off

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bort

  1. supine of böra.

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