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3 letters words from 'bor'

BOR 5BRO 5
ORB 5ROB 5

2 letters words from 'bor'

BO 4OB 4
OR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of bor

bor obr bro rbo orb rob

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Definitions and meaning of bor

bor

Etymology

Possibly from Old English ġebūr (freeholder of the lowest class, peasant, farmer)

Noun

bor (plural bors)

  1. (Norfolk) boy

References

Anagrams

  • ORB, ROB, Rob, bro, bro., orb, rob

Albanian

Noun

bor

  1. boron



Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈbor/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈboɾ/

Noun

bor m (uncountable)

  1. boron

Derived terms

  • borat
  • bòric
  • borur

Further reading

  • “bor” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “bor” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “bor” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “bor” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ. Because in Slovak and Polish dialects it means "marsh", it is sometimes associated with Proto-Slavic *bara, meanig the same. More probably it is connected with Proto-Indo-European *bʰor-u-. Compare also borůvka.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [bor]
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun

bor m

  1. wood consisting of pines, pine wood
    • 1834, František Škroup, “Kde domov můj” (national anthem of the Czech Republic). Lyrics by Josef Kajetán Tyl:
      Kde domov můj, kde domov můj? / Voda hučí po lučinách, / bory šumí po skalinách, / v sadě skví se jara květ, / zemský ráj to na pohled!
Declension
Derived terms
  • boroví
  • borovice
  • borovička
  • borovicový
  • borový

Etymology 2

Borrowed from German Bor, which is a shortened form of Borax derived from Medieval Latin borax, from Arabic بورق(būraq), from Persian بوره(būrah).

Alternative forms

  • bór

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [boːr]
  • Rhymes: -oːr

Noun

bor m

  1. boron
Declension
Derived terms
  • boran
  • borid
  • boritý
  • borosilikátový

Anagrams

  • obr
  • rob

References

Further reading

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

Danish

Etymology 1

From the stem of borax.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]
  • Rhymes: -oːɐ̯

Noun

bor n (singular definite boret, not used in plural form)

  1. boron (chemical element)

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Noun

bor n (singular definite boret, plural indefinite bor)

  1. drill
  2. gimlet, auger
Inflection

Etymology 3

See bo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Verb

bor

  1. present of bo

Etymology 4

See bore

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/, [b̥oɐ̯ˀ]

Verb

bor

  1. imperative of bore

Hungarian

Etymology

From a Turkic language before the times of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin (at the turn of the 9th and 10th centuries). Compare Cuman, Kipchak, Uyghur [script needed] (bor, wine), ultimately from Middle Persian bōr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈbor]
  • Rhymes: -or

Noun

bor (plural borok)

  1. wine (an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of grapes)
  2. wine (an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting the juice of fruits or vegetables other than grapes, usually preceded by the type of the fruit or vegetable)
  3. (figurative) wine (intoxication caused by wine)

Declension

Derived terms

References


Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse borr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔːr/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːr

Noun

bor m (genitive singular bors, nominative plural borar)

  1. drill, drill bit

Declension

Derived terms

  • borjárn
  • borvél

Indonesian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Dutch boor (drill).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbor/

Noun

bor (plural, first-person possessive borku, second-person possessive bormu, third-person possessive bornya)

  1. drill, drill bit
    Synonym: jara

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English board.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbor/

Noun

bor (plural, first-person possessive borku, second-person possessive bormu, third-person possessive bornya)

  1. (colloquial) board
    Synonym: papan

Further reading

  • “bor” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • boor, bore, boore
  • (Northern ME) bar, bare, bayre

Etymology

From Old English bār, from Proto-Germanic *bairaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔːr/
  • (Northern ME, Early ME) IPA(key): /bɑːr/

Noun

bor (plural bores)

  1. A wild or uncastrated pig; a boar.
  2. The meat or flesh of a boar.
  3. (figurative) A rough and tough individual.
  4. (rare, heraldic) A heraldic image of a boar.

Descendants

  • English: boar
  • Scots: bair

References

  • “bōr (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-22.

Middle High German

Etymology

From Old High German por; from the root of Old High German beran (to bear, carry).

Noun

bor ? (m or f)

  1. height, elevation

References

  • bor in M. Lexer, Mittelhochdeutsches Handwörterbuch.

Northern Kurdish

Etymology 1

From Proto-Turkic *bor.

Adjective

bor

  1. grey

Etymology 2

Noun

bor ?

  1. horse

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

A shortening of boraks

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, uncountable)

  1. boron (chemical element, symbol B)
Derived terms
  • borat
  • borsyre

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, indefinite plural bor, definite plural bora or borene)

bor m (definite singular boren, indefinite plural bor, definite plural borene)

  1. (countable) a drill, or drill bit
Derived terms
  • håndbor

Etymology 3

Verb

bor

  1. present of bo
  2. imperative of bore

References

  • “bor” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

A shortening of boraks

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret)

  1. (uncountable) boron (chemical element, symbol B)
Derived terms
  • borat
  • borsyre

Etymology 2

From Old Norse borr

Noun

bor n (definite singular boret, indefinite plural bor, definite plural bora)

bor m (definite singular boren, indefinite plural borar, definite plural borane)

  1. (countable) a drill, or drill bit

References

  • “bor” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔr/

Etymology 1

Noun

bor m inan

  1. boron
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

bor m inan

  1. (obsolete) drill bit
    Synonym: wiertło
Declension

Further reading

  • bor in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French bore, from stem of borax.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bor/

Noun

bor n (uncountable)

  1. boron (chemical element)

References

bor in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bôːr/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ.

Noun

bȏr m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑р)

  1. pine
Declension

References

  • “bor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 2

From New Latin borum, from Arabic بَوْرَق(bawraq).


Noun

bȏr m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑р)

  1. boron
Declension

References

  • “bor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *borъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔ́r/

Noun

bȍr m inan

  1. pine
Inflection

Etymology 2

From New Latin borum, from Arabic بَوْرَق(bawraq).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bóːr/

Noun

bọ̑r m inan

  1. boron
Inflection

Further reading

  • bor”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːr/
  • Homophone: bår

Noun

bor n

  1. boron (chemical element)
Declension

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Noun

bor

  1. indefinite plural of bo

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Verb

bor

  1. present tense of bo.

Anagrams

  • bro

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from French bore.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [boɾ]
  • Hyphenation: bor

Noun

bor (definite accusative boru, plural borlar)

  1. boron

Declension


Zazaki

Etymology

Ultimately Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown). Cognate with Persian بور(bur).

Adjective

bor

  1. grey

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an East Anglian form of address meaning neighbour.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)