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burg Explained

burg at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[bə:g]

burg at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"town or city," 1843, Amer.Eng. colloquial, from many place names ending in -burg (see borough). ///

burg at German => English Of Explained:

castle

Burg at English => English (ejoe) Of Explained:

oward, towards, uponaboardembarkthestrandsinkoccuracross, oppositedebauchflirt, flit

burg at German => English Of Explained:

castle

burg at German => English Of Explained:

castle

burg at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "burg":
Stadt, banlieue, boom town, borough, bourg, burgh, city,
conurbation, crossroads, exurb, exurbia, faubourg, ghost town,
greater city, hamlet, hick town, jerkwater town, jumping-off place,
market town, megalopolis, metropolis, metropolitan area, mudhole,
municipality, one-horse town, outskirts, polis, spread city,
suburb, suburbia, town, township, urban complex, urban sprawl,
urbs, village, ville, whistle-stop

Burg at German => English Of Explained:

Burg [burk]nsf
castle

Burg at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Burg \Burg\, n. [AS. burh, burg, cf. LL. burgus. See 1st
{Borough}.]
1. A fortified town. [Obs.]

2. A borough. [Eng.] See 1st {Borough}.

burg at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

burg
n : colloquial American term for a town; "I've lived in this
burg all my life"

Burg at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » burg

German

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » goh|de Inter: term » burg|lang=goh, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|de Inter: recons » burgz|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|de Inter: recons » bʰərgʰ-||fortified elevation|lang=ine-pro, Inter: recons » bʰerǵʰ-|lang=ine-pro. Compare Dutch Inter: term » burcht|lang=nl, English Inter: term » borough|lang=en, Inter: term » -bury|lang=en, Danish Inter: term » borg|lang=da.

Noun

Inter: de-noun » f||Burgen
  • castle, fortification

    Related terms

    * Burgverlies
    • Burghof
    • Burgfräulein
    • Burgherr
    • Bürger
    • Burgfriede
    • Burggraf
    • Burgvogt
    • Burggraben
    • Burgenland
    • Wagenburg

      See also

      * Schloss {{n}}


    Category: Category:German nouns -
    Translation: af » Burg
    Translation: br » Burg
    Translation: cs » Burg
    Translation: de » Burg
    Translation: el » Burg
    Translation: fr » Burg
    Translation: ko » Burg
    Translation: io » Burg
    Translation: id » Burg
    Translation: it » Burg
    Translation: ka » Burg
    Translation: ku » Burg
    Translation: lt » Burg
    Translation: hu » Burg
    Translation: mg » Burg
    Translation: oc » Burg
    Translation: pl » Burg
    Translation: ru » Burg
    Translation: fi » Burg
    Translation: sv » Burg
    Translation: zh » Burg

  • burg at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Burg

    English

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: North Americ » a A city or town.
    1. :* Inter: quote-book »


    |year=1921
    |year_published=2012
    |edition=HTML
    |editor=
    |author=Edgar Rice Burroughs
    |title=The Efficiency Expert
    |chapter=
    |url=http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3475/3475-h/3475-h.htm
    |genre=
    |publisher=The Gutenberg Project
    |isbn=
    |page=
    |passage=Tell mother that I will write her in a day or two, probably from Chicago, as I have always had an idea that that was one burg where I could make good.
  • :* Inter: quote-magazine »

  • |date=
    |year=2009
    |month=June
    |first=David
    |last=Thriault
    |author=
    |coauthors=
    |title=This Way In: The Sound and the Fury
    |volume=151
    |issue=6
    |page=6
    |magazine=Esquire
    |publisher=
    |issn=
    |url=
    |passage=Imagine my surprise when I learned that he was not only a Canadian but lived in Ottawa, that icy burg I had left so many kilometers -- sorry, miles -- behind me.
  • :* Inter: quote-magazine »

  • |date=
    |year=2010
    |month=Feb
    |first=Paige
    |last=Orloff
    |author=
    |coauthors=
    |title=Big Style on a (Little) Budget
    |volume=33
    |issue=2
    |page=84
    |magazine=Country Living
    |publisher=
    |issn=
    |url=
    |passage=It's been said that Wilder modeled that fictional setting on Peterborough, a quaint burg tucked away in New Hampshire's verdant southwestern hills.
  • Inter: historica » l A fortified town in medieval Europe.

    Related terms

    * burgher
    • burghermaster
    • burgomaster
    • burgrave

      Anagrams

      * grub


    Albanian

    Noun

    Inter: sq-noun » m|pl=burgje
  • jail, prison. (brig)

  • Old English

    Alternative forms

    * burh

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » gem-pro|ang Inter: recons » burgz|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|ang Inter: recons » bʰərgʰ-||fortified elevation|lang=ine-pro, Inter: recons » bʰerǵʰ-|lang=ine-pro.

    Noun

    Inter: ang-noun » g=f
  • city, town
    1. : Sceal seó burg bÍdan — the city shall remain
    2. stronghold, fort, castle
    3. dwelling-place


    Old High German

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » gem-pro|goh Inter: recons » burgz|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|goh Inter: recons » bʰərgʰ-||fortified elevation|lang=ine-pro, Inter: recons » bʰerǵʰ-|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Inter: os » x Inter: term » burg|lang=osx, Inter: fr » k Inter: recons » burg|lang=frk, Inter: an » g Inter: term » burh|lang=ang, Inter: no » n Inter: term » borg|lang=non, Inter: go » t {{term|