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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *bur(H)V
Meaning: dust
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *bhe(u)r- 'storm'
Altaic: *bóru (~ -a)
Uralic: *pora 'dust' (SKES 605)
Kartvelian: *bur(ɣw)-
Dravidian: *buṛ-ud-
Eskimo-Aleut: *puju- (rather - to *ṗuɣV)
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: Gil. puṛ 'сор, мусор'
Comments: Ц.-сах. *burbur 'пыль, песок'
References: МССНЯ 358, ОСНЯ 1, 187-188; ND 219 *barE 'earth, land', 234 *buri[ɣ]u 'loose earth, dust' (the distinction is supported only by a rather dubious SDr par_ampu 'plateau'?).
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *bhAur- [cf. *bhūr-]
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: storm
Slavic: *būrjā
Germanic: *bur-ja- m.
Latin: furō, -ere, -uī `stürme einher, in wilder Bewegung sein (ventus, aestus, ignis etc.)', furor m. `Raserei, Wut, Toben'
Russ. meaning: ветер (сильный), буря
References: WP II 191 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: бу́ря,
Near etymology: укр. бу́ря, болг. бура, буря, ст.-слав. боур 'λαῖλαψ, сербохорв. бу̏ра, словен. búrja, чеш. bouře, польск. burza, др.-польск. burzá, вин. п. burzą (Лось, Jagić-Festschrift 335 и сл.).
Further etymology: Родственно лтш. baũr̨uôt "мычать", норв. būra "мычать", др.-ирл. búriud "мычание", búrach "разрывание земли", по-видимому, также др.-исл. byrr "попутный ветер", ср.-нж.-н. borelôs "безветренный", лит. paburmai "бурно, быстро", лат. furō "неистовствую", др.-инд. bhuráti "двигается, вздрагивает, барахтается"; см. Траутман, BSW 28; Буга, РФВ 67, 233; М. -- Э. I, 268; Мейе, RS 2, 65; Et. 396; Бецценбергер, ВВ 26, 188.
Trubachev's comments: [Отрембский (LP 1, 1949, стр. 127) сравнивает буря с лит. biaurùs "отвратительный". -- Т.]
Pages: 1,250
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *burja-z
Meaning: a favourable wind
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old Norse: bür-r m.
Norwegian: bür
Swedish: bör
Danish: bör
Old English: byre, -es m. `an event, the time at wich anything happens, a favourable time, an opportunity'
East Frisian: bur `Wind'
Middle Low German: böre-lōs `ohne Fahrwind'
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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *bŏ́ru (~ -a,-o)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: dust; smoke, whirlwind
Russian meaning: пыль; дым, вихрь
Turkic: *bur-uk
Mongolian: *bur-gi- / *bür-gi-
Tungus-Manchu: *bure-ki
Korean: *pằrằ-m
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 288. See ТМС 1, 113 (Mong.-Tung.); despite ОСНЯ 1, 188 the TM root is hardly related to Turk. *bōr (on which see *mā́ro) and to Mong. bur 'dirty, dark'. The Korean root belongs rather here than to Manchu fara- 'to dry' (SKE 191).
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *bur-uk
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 dust 2 smoke 3 to curl (of smoke) 4 to choke (in smoke) 5 to blow (of a snow-storm) 6 to produce smoke puffs 7 soot
Russian meaning: 1 пыль 2 дым 3 клубиться (о дыме) 4 задыхаться (в дыму) 5 мести (о вьюге) 6 пускать дым клубами 7 сажа
Uzbek: buruq-sa- 3
Uighur: burux-t-un bolmaq 4
Turkmen: buruG-sa- 3
Khakassian: pɨr 1, pɨrɨn 7, pur-la- 3, purɣun-na- 5
Shor: pɨrɨn 7
Yakut: buruo (< *burug) 2
Dolgan: buruo 2
Kirghiz: buruq-su- 3, bur et- 3, bura-t- 6
Comments: VEWT 89, Stachowski 67. The stem interacts with the derivatives of *bur- 'to stink, smell' and *bur- 'to twist'- see ЭСТЯ 2, 268-271.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *bur-gi- / *bür-gi-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to rise (of dust, smoke)
Russian meaning: подниматься (о пыли, дыме)
Written Mongolian: burgi-(ra-) (L 138), bürgi-ni-
Middle Mongolian: burqalix 'whirlwind' (SH)
Khalkha: burgi-
Buriat: burja-, borjol- (Tsongol)
Kalmuck: bürgn-, bürgǝń-
Ordos: burgila-, burgi-
Monguor: puʒ́irā- (SM 306)
Comments: KW 68. Mong. > Man. burgi-, see TMN 1, 227; > Turk. Uzb. burqira-n- 'клубиться, дымиться', Kirgh. burk-ura-, burgu- 'валить клубами', Nogh. burkɨ-ra- 'клубиться', Bashk. borqo- 'вздыматься (о пыли)', KKalp. burqɨ- 'валить клубами'.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *bure-ki
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 dust 2 fresh snow
Russian meaning: 1 пыль 2 пороша
Evenki: burki 2
Even: bụrqụ 2
Literary Manchu: buraki 1
Jurchen: bureŋ-ki (59) 1
Ulcha: burexi 1
Nanai: burexĩ 1
Oroch: burexi 1
Comments: ТМС 1, 113.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *pằrằm
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: wind
Russian meaning: ветер
Modern Korean: param
Middle Korean: pằrằm
Comments: Nam 241, KED 704.
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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *bur(ɣw)-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: пыль, пылить
English meaning: dust, to make dusty
Georgian: ср.-груз. bre
Georgian meaning (Rus.): пыль, прах (диал. bre 'мякина')
Georgian meaning (Engl.): dust (dial. bre 'chaff')
Svan: burɣw- 'to make dusty', birɣw 'dust, ash'
Notes and references: ОСНЯ 1, 188. Основа далее сравнивается с урал. *porV 'пыль, песок, грязь', драв. *pūr..V / *por..V 'рыхлая земля, песок, пыль' (алт. данные, видимо, недостоверны).
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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *buẓud-
Meaning : dust, ashes
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *Pūẓ-
Proto-Telugu : *būḍ-
Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *buṛd-
Proto-North Dravidian : *por-s- (?)
Notes : The North Dravidian form does not look like a regular correspondence.
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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *Pūẓ-
Meaning : dust
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Tamil : puẓuti
Tamil meaning : dust, pulverised or fine powder, dry earth
Tamil derivates : pūẓti dust; pūẓi powder, dust, sacred ashes
Malayalam : puẓuti, pūẓi
Malayalam meaning : dust, earth put to the roots of trees, pollen, rust
Notes : The following forms are probably, but not necessary, borrowed from Skt.: Ta. pūti ashes, dust, powder; Ma. pūti, bhūti ashes; Ko. pūdy id.; To. pūɵy id.; Ka. būda, būdi, būdu id.; Kod. būdi id.; Tu. būdi id.; būdiŋga, būdu ash-coloured (Skt. bhūti- ashes)
Number in DED : 4316
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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *būḍ-
Meaning : ashes
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : būḍida
Dialectal forms (1) : būdi
Number in DED : 4316
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Kolami-Gadba etymology :

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Proto-Kolami-Gadba : *buṛd-
Meaning : ash
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kolami : būḍdi "(Pat.) ash"
Naikri : buṛdi
Parji : poṛmil, pormil (?) "rubbish"
Number in DED : 4316
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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *por-s-
Meaning : sweepings
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Malto : porsi
Number in DED : 4316
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Eskimo etymology :

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Proto-Eskimo: *puju-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: smoke, soot
Russian meaning: дым, сажа
Proto-Yupik: *puju-
Proto-Inupik: *puju- (-ʁa-)
Comments: Cf. KCh *puje 'cooked on vapour or fire, roasted meat, soot'.
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 272
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Yupik etymology :

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Proto-Yupik: *puju-
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: smoke 1, soot 2
Russian Meaning: дым 1, сажа, копоть 2
Sirenik: //pujǝχ 2, [Vakh.] 1
Chaplino: pujúq (t) 1, 2
Naukan: pujúk 2, 1
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik: pujuq 1
Chugach (Birket-Smith): pujūvaq 'cigarette'
Central Alaskan Yupik: pujuq 1
Nunivak (Peripheral): pujoq* 1, 2
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 272
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Inupik etymology :

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Proto-Inupik: *pụjų- (-ʁa-)
Eskimo etymology: Eskimo etymology
Meaning: smoke 1, steam, fog 2, to smoke, to give off smoke 3, soot 4
Russian meaning: дым 1, пар 2, дымить, коптить 3, сажа 4
Seward Peninsula Inupik: pujuq 2
SPI Dialects: W, KI pujoq* 1, 2, 4
North Alaskan Inupik: pujuq 1 (from chimney), pujuq- 3, pujuala-, putcuala- 'to make steam or smoke'
NAI Dialects: B pujoq*, pwijoq* 1, 2, 4, Qaw pujuq 1 (from chimney)
Western Canadian Inupik: pujuq- 1, pujuq- 3, pujuaʁuk 'kind of weather when powder snow in air is like smoke'
WCI Dialects: M pujoq* 'fog'
Eastern Canadian Inupik: pujuq 2, 1 (tobacco), pujuq- 'to give off steam', pujuʁaq- 'to be a light mist'
ECI Dialects: Iti pujuʁaq, pujuqqiq 'light mist'
Greenlandic Inupik: pujuq (pujoq*) 1, 2, 'mist', pujū̆ʁ- 3, pujuʁak 'frost smoke', puju(ʁ)alak 'dust'
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: 272
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : PVRV
Meaning : dust
Eurasiatic : *bur(H)V
Afroasiatic : *bur-
Sino-Caucasian : (? Bur. burdi 'ground')
Austric : PAA *bu:j 'dust, powder', PAN *abuR 'dust'
African (misc.) : Cf. Bantu *-bị́dò, *-bị̀ndù, *-bị̀ndò 'dirt'; C.-Sakh. *burbur 'пыль, песок'.
Reference : МССНЯ 358, ОСНЯ 1, 187-188, ND 219, 234; GE 33 *bur (+ NS, ?IP, ? Austral.).
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *bur-
Meaning: dry land, sand, dust
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *barr- 'empty place' 1, 'field' 2, '(dry) land' 3, 'region' 4
Western Chadic: *buHVr- 'sand' 1, 'dust' 2
Central Chadic: *bur- 'sand' 1, 'dust' 2
East Chadic: *bar-H- 'field'
Saho-Afar: *bur- 'sand'
Low East Cushitic: *bur- 'dune' 1, 'earth' 2
Dahalo (Sanye): ḅur-une 'dust'
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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 780
Proto-Semitic: *barr-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'empty place' 1, 'field' 2, '(dry) land' 3, 'region' 4
Akkadian: barru 1
Hebrew: bar 2
Syrian Aramaic: barr- 2
Arabic: barr- 3
Epigraphic South Arabian: br 2
Tigre: barr 4
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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *buHVr-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 1 'sand', 2 'dust', 3'type of a dusty or muddy soil'
Mupun: ḅúór 3 [FrM]
Sura: ḅur 1, 2 [??
Angas: bur 1, 2 [??]
Bokos: ḅúrà [JgR]
Daffo-Butura: ḅúrà[JgR]
Notes: Krkr bǝr-bǝr-ǝn 'dust' is a loan
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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *bur-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 1 'sand', 2 'dust'
Logone: bū́rā 1 [LLog]
Buduma=Yedina: búr-bur 2 [LBud]
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East Chadic etymology :

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Proto-EChadic: *bar-H-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'field'
Kwang: kō-ḅárā [CLR: 135]
Notes: Vowel assim. Secondary laryngeal suffix. Cf. Sokoro bǝ̀r-sù id [CLR]
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Saho-Afar etymology :

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Proto-Saho-Afar: *bur-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'sand'
Saho: buree
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Low East Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-Low East Cushitic: *bur-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'dune' 1, 'earth' 2
Somali: burʕo 1
Arbore: boore 2
Notes: Cf. also Or booruu 'muddy'.
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Dahalo etymology :

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Dahalo: ḅur-une
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'dust'
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Austric etymology :

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Proto-Austric: *buɣ
Meaning: dust
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Proto-Austroasiatic: *bu:j
Austroasiatic meaning: dust, powder
Proto-Austronesian: *abuR
Austronesian meaning: dust
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Austro-Asiatic etymology :

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Proto-Austro-Asiatic: *bu:j
Meaning: dust, powder
Austric etymology: Austric etymology
Proto-Katuic: EK *pu:j
Khasi: dypei ashes
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Katuic etymology :

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Proto-Katuic: *pu:j
Meaning: powder
Presyllable: CǝN-/#
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Proto-East Katuic: *pu:j
References: TK15.150; TK16.258
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East Katuic etymology :

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Proto-East Katuic: *pu:j
Meaning: powder
Presyllable: CǝN-/#
Katuic etymology: Katuic etymology
Lao Katu: pu:j
Lao Katu meaning: to be powdered
Ngeq: mpu:j
Ngeq meaning: to make the powder; parru:j dust
Kri: mpu:j.B; ʔampu:j grind
Chatong: mpu:j.B
Kantu dialects: ʔibu:j; dambu:j grind
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Viet-Muong etymology :

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Proto-Viet-Muong: *bu:jʔ // *pu:lh, c-
Meaning: dust
Austro-Asiatic etymology: Austro-Asiatic etymology
Vietnamese: bụi
Vietnamese meaning: dust
Muong dialect: buj.5
Thomon: pu:n.A
Proto-Ruc: *pu:r(h).1, c-
Ruc (Russian field rec.): capu:r.1
Ruc (Lo'i's rec.): capu:rh.1, capru:jh.1
Ruc meaning: dust, brush off
Tum: phu:n.Aʔ
Notes: F-97: *bu:lʔ
References: NVL154
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