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Yes. The word bur is a Scrabble US word. The word bur is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word bur is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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3 letters words from 'bur'

BRU 5BUR 5
RUB 5URB 5

2 letters words from 'bur'

UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of bur

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Definitions and meaning of bur

bur

Alternative forms

  • burr

Etymology

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

  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)

Noun

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)

Translations

Anagrams

  • RUB, bru, rub

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

bur n (singular definite buret, plural indefinite bure)

  1. cage

Inflection


Icelandic

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʏːr/
  • Rhymes: -ʏːr

Noun

bur m (genitive singular burs, nominative plural burir)

  1. (poetic) son

Declension

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


Istro-Romanian

Etymology

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

Adjective

bur m (feminine burĕ, neuter buro)

  1. good

Javanese

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch boor (drill).

Noun

bur

  1. drill

Latvian

Verb

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

Maay

Noun

bur

  1. flour

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse búr.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): [bʉʷːɾ]

Noun

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

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Derived terms

  • burhøne, burhøns

References

“bur” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse búr.

Noun

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

  1. cage
  2. goal (sports)

Etymology 2

Verb

bur

  1. present of bu

References

“bur” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Noun

būr m

  1. private chamber, room

Descendants

  • Middle English: bour
    • English: bower
    • Scots: bour

Old Frisian

Noun

būr m

  1. a peasant, farmer

Inflection


Old High German

Etymology

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

Noun

būr m

  1. peasant
  2. quarters

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle High German: būr
    • German: Bauer (birdcage)

Old Saxon

Etymology 1

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

Noun

būr m

  1. neighbour
  2. inhabitant
Descendants
  • Low German: Buer, Boer

Etymology 2

Same as the masculine noun.

Noun

būr n

  1. dwelling

Old Swedish

Etymology

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

Noun

bur m

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

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: bur

Portuguese

Noun

bur m, f (plural bures)

  1. Archaic form of bóer.

Romagnol

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *burius, compare Italian buio.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːr/

Noun

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, []

Swedish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Noun

bur c

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

Declension


Veps

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian бу́рый (búryj).

Adjective

bur

  1. brown

Inflection

Noun

bur

  1. brown

Inflection

References

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

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /bɨːr/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /biːr/

Adjective

bur

  1. Soft mutation of pur.

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Etymology

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

Noun

bur n

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

Derived terms

  • fåtabeor
  • stabur

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to remove a rough edge from.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)