Origin of English word BOOR

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English Word

BOOR

Edenic Word

B[A]’aR

Hebrew Word

בער

Transliteration

Bet-Ayin-Resh

Pronounciation

B’ARE

Conversion

[BR]

Meaning

boor, ignorant person, “brutish”

Roots

BOOR (a rude, uncultivated person) is from Dutch bouwen (to build, cultivate).

  בור BOOR means uncultured, boorish;   בער  B[A]’aR means boor, ignorant person; "brutish" (Psalms 92:7).       בר BaR means to be empty, uncultivated, to lie fallow.


Branches

BaR means a field (see BARRIO).  Even if cultivated, it infers the wild and uncivilized – see BARRIO.  BoR means innocence, as in the naivite of some boors – see PURE.  Boors are BORING – for the hollowness of BOREDOM see BORE.  Boors may resemble coarseanimal food – see BARLEY.  Burei means impoliteness in Japanese. 


Bible Verses

Psalms 92:7 אישׁ־בער לא ידע וכסיל לא־יבין את־זאת׃

“A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand this.”

“A beastly man does not know; nor does a fool understand this.” Alternative versions: Psalms 92:6 (MKJV)


Strong

(1198)

Related Words

BARRIO,PURE,BORE,BARLEY



Gidon   12/10/2013 4:58:00 AM
do you have a comment on the word Boor in Avot 2 6, which is identical in meaning to boor in English?

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