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bore da

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒrɛ ˌdɑː
 
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Definition of bore da in English:

exclamation

Welsh
Good morning!.
Example sentences
  • The proceedings were entirely in Welsh, with simultaneous translation to aid people like me who can hardly say ‘good morning’ in the language (bore da).
  • ‘Bore da, Sian!’ said grandpa.
  • I remember a friend of mine (now sadly deceased) answering the office phone in Welsh to a rather pompous English lady with a courteous ‘bore da’.

Origin

Welsh, from bore 'morning' + da 'good'.

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