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See also: Bur, búr, bür, bůr, and bur-

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English burre, from a Scandinavian language, such as Danish burre (bur, burdock). See also burr.

NounEdit

bur (plural burs)

  1. A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants.
  2. Any of several plants having such husks.
  3. A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads.
  4. Alternative form of burr (small piece of material)

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buːr/, [b̥uːˀɐ̯], [b̥uɐ̯ˀ]

NounEdit

bur n (singular definite buret, plural indefinite bure)

  1. cage

InflectionEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse burr, from Proto-Germanic *buriz. Cognate with Old English byre (descendant, son).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bur m (genitive singular burs, nominative plural burir)

  1. (poetic) son

DeclensionEdit

The accusative plural buru also exists, but is only used in the phrase eiga börn og buru.


Istro-RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bonus, from Old Latin duenos, later duonus, from Proto-Italic *dw-enos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere).

AdjectiveEdit

bur m (feminine burĕ, neuter buro)

  1. good

JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch boor (drill).

NounEdit

bur

  1. drill

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

bur

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of burt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of burt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of burt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of burt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of burt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of burt

MaayEdit

NounEdit

bur

  1. flour

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búr.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [bʉʷːɾ]

NounEdit

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura or burene)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

“bur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse búr.

NounEdit

bur n (definite singular buret, indefinite plural bur, definite plural bura)

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bur

  1. present of bu

ReferencesEdit

“bur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *būraz. Cognate with Old Saxon būr, Old High German būr (German Bauer (birdcage)), Old Norse búr (Swedish bur).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būr m

  1. private chamber, room

DescendantsEdit


Old FrisianEdit

NounEdit

būr m

  1. a peasant, farmer

InflectionEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

NounEdit

būr m

  1. peasant
  2. quarters

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *būraz, whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

NounEdit

būr m

  1. neighbour
  2. inhabitant
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Same as the masculine noun.

NounEdit

būr n

  1. dwelling

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

NounEdit

bur m

  1. dwelling, residence
  2. storehouse
  3. room, chamber
  4. cage

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

bur m, f (plural bures)

  1. Archaic form of bóer.

RomagnolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *burius, compare Italian buio.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bur m

  1. darkness (lack of light)
    • December 2007, Nevio Spadoni, Guido Bianchi, Urazion in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 9:
      Te, che t’vid / la luš int e’ mi bur, []
      You, who sees / the light in my darkness, []

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish būr, from Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

NounEdit

bur c

  1. a cage
  2. (slang) a prison, a jail, an arrest
    att sitta i buren
    to be imprisoned

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bur buren burar burarna
Genitive burs burens burars burarnas

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian бу́рый (búryj).

AdjectiveEdit

bur

  1. brown

InflectionEdit

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

NounEdit

bur

  1. brown

InflectionEdit

Inflection of bur
nominative sing. bur
genitive sing. buran
partitive sing. burad
partitive plur. burid
singular plural
nominative bur burad
accusative buran burad
genitive buran buriden
partitive burad burid
essive-instructive buran burin
translative buraks burikš
inessive buras buriš
elative buraspäi burišpäi
illative ? burihe
adessive bural buril
ablative buralpäi burilpäi
allative burale burile
abessive burata burita
comitative buranke buridenke
prolative buradme buridme
approximative I buranno buridenno
approximative II burannoks buridennoks
egressive burannopäi buridennopäi
terminative I ? burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I ? burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “бурый”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bur

  1. Soft mutation of pur.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pur bur mhur phur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

NounEdit

bur n

  1. (hunting) cage for catching birds
  2. hovel

Derived termsEdit