See also: Bur, BUR, buř, búr, bür, bůr, bur-, -bur, бур, and бурь

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

bur

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2/B language code for Burmese.

English edit

 
burdock burs (1)

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English burre, from a North Germanic language, such as Danish burre (bur, burdock). See also burr. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Pronunciation edit

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  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)
  • (US) IPA(key): /bɝ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɜː(ɹ)/
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Noun edit

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).

Derived terms edit

Translations edit

Anagrams edit

Danish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

bur n (singular definite buret, plural indefinite bure)

  1. cage

Inflection edit

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bur m (genitive singular burs, nominative plural burir)

  1. (poetic) son

Declension edit

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

Derived terms edit

Istro-Romanian edit

Etymology edit

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

Adjective edit

bur m (feminine burĕ, neuter buro)

  1. good

Javanese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Dutch boor (drill).

Noun edit

bur

  1. drill

Latvian edit

Verb edit

bur

  1. inflection of burt:
    1. second/third-person singular present indicative
    2. third-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular imperative
  2. (with the particle lai) third-person singular imperative of burt
  3. (with the particle lai) third-person plural imperative of burt

Maay edit

Noun edit

bur

  1. flour

Maltese edit

Root
b-w-r
1 term

Etymology edit

From Arabic بُور (būr).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bur m (plural bwar, diminutive bura)

  1. meadow, pastureland

Middle English edit

Noun edit

bur

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of bour

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): [bʉʷːɾ]

Noun edit

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

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Derived terms edit

References edit

“bur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse búr.

Noun edit

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

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

bur

  1. present of bu

References edit

“bur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

būr n

  1. private chamber, room

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Middle English: bour, boure, bowre, bowur; bur
    • English: bower
    • Scots: bour

Old Frisian edit

Noun edit

būr m

  1. a peasant, farmer

Inflection edit

Declension of būr (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative būr būrar, būra
genitive būres būra
dative būre būrum, būrem
accusative būr būrar, būra

Old High German edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *būr, from Proto-Germanic *būrą (dwelling), whence also Old English būr, Old Norse búr.

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

būr n

  1. dwelling, quarters, bower
    brūd in būre
    a bride in the bower
Declension edit
Descendants edit
  • Middle High German: būr
    • German: Bauer (birdcage)

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *būr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz (inhabitant).

Noun edit

būr m

  1. peasant, farmer
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit

Old Norse edit

Noun edit

bur

  1. accusative/dative singular of burr

Old Saxon edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

būr m

  1. neighbour
  2. inhabitant
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

Same as the masculine noun.

Noun edit

būr n

  1. dwelling

Old Swedish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

bur n

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

Declension edit

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Descendants edit

  • Swedish: bur c

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /bur/
  • Rhymes: -ur
  • Syllabification: bur

Noun edit

bur f

  1. genitive plural of bura

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 
 

  • Hyphenation: bur

Noun edit

bur m or f by sense (plural bures)

  1. Archaic form of bóer.

Romagnol edit

Etymology edit

From Vulgar Latin *burius, compare Italian buio.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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, []

Sumerian edit

Romanization edit

bur

  1. Romanization of 𒁓 (bur)

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bur c

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

Declension edit

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

Related terms edit

References edit

Veps edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian бу́рый (búryj).

Adjective edit

bur

  1. brown

Inflection edit

Inflection of bur (inflection type 6/kuva)
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 buraha 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 burahasai burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I burahapäi burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

Noun edit

bur

  1. brown

Inflection edit

Inflection of bur (inflection type 6/kuva)
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 buraha 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 burahasai burihesai
terminative II buralesai burilesai
terminative III burassai
additive I burahapäi burihepäi
additive II buralepäi burilepäi

References edit

  • Zajceva, N. G., Mullonen, M. I. (2007) “бурый”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary]‎[1], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

bur

  1. Soft mutation of pur.

Mutation edit

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.

Zaghawa edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

bur

  1. little

Noun edit

bur

  1. one's own child
    Bur egiMy child
  2. the child of a woman's co-wife
  3. (by extension) the child of one's brothers or cousins

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