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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bursa (purse), from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa); compare purse, and bourse, which are doublets.

NounEdit

bursa (plural bursae or bursæ)

  1. (anatomy) Any of the many small fluid-filled sacs located at the point where a muscle or tendon slides across bone. These sacs serve to reduce friction between the two moving surfaces.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin).

NounEdit

bursa m (genitive singular bursa, nominative plural bursaí)

  1. burse; purse

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bursa bhursa mbursa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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KanuriEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bursa

  1. (Kanembu) cloud

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Francis Jouannet, Le kanembou des Ngaldoukou: langue saharienne parlée sur les rives septentrionales du lac Tchad: phonématique et prosodie (1982, Paris: SELAF)
  • Kakadu Kanembu Kərânei: Kakadu 2 (UNESCO)

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late Latin (4th century); from the Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bursa f (genitive bursae); first declension

  1. (originally Late Latin) oxhide, animal skin
  2. (by extension, Medieval Latin) purse, especially one made of skin or leather
  3. (Medieval Latin) supply of money, funds
  4. (Medieval Latin) pension

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bursa bursae
Genitive bursae bursārum
Dative bursae bursīs
Accusative bursam bursās
Ablative bursā bursīs
Vocative bursa bursae

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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin bursa.
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpurːsa/

NounEdit

bursa

  1. purse (for money)
  2. wallet
  3. stock market

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, rs-rss gradation
Nominative bursa
Genitive burssa
Singular Plural
Nominative bursa burssat
Accusative burssa burssaid
Genitive burssa burssaid
Illative bursii burssaide
Locative burssas burssain
Comitative burssain burssaiguin
Essive bursan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person bursan bursame bursamet
2nd person bursat bursade bursadet
3rd person bursas bursaska bursaset

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader) buorsa

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin).

NounEdit

bursa f (plural bursas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) purse
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) exchange

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin bursa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bursa f (plural bursas)

  1. (anatomy) bursa

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