adjective bur·ra \ˈbə(ˌ)rä\

Definition of burra


  1. :  great —used chiefly in phrases as a title of respect and specifically to designate a father or elder brother or a chief officer burra sahib

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Origin and Etymology of burra

Hindi baṛā, from Sanskrit vṛddha, from vardhate he increases — more at orth-

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a trip made at another's expense

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