Bergen

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English[edit]

Bergen city

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian Bergen, from Old Norse Bjǫrgvin (meadow between the mountains).

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen

  1. A port city in Norway
    Bergen, in Hordaland county, is Norway's second-largest city.
  2. A Catholic diocese named after the above see

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, Dutch: plural of berg 'mountain'

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen n

  1. Mons city, in Hainaut, Belgium
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Norwegian Bergen, from Old Norse Bjǫrgvin (meadow between the mountains), cognate with Dutch berg (mountain) [cfr. etymology 1], German Berg (mountain), etc.

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen n

  1. Bergen, a port city in Norway
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian Bergen, from Old Norse Bjǫrgvin (meadow between the mountains).

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen

  1. Bergen, a port city in Norway

German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic: cognate with Dutch berg (mountain) [cfr. etymology 2], German Berg (mountain), etc.

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen n

  1. A city in Hesse
  2. A town on Rügen island in the Ostsee
  3. The Belgian city Mons, in the former countship Hennegau (and modern Hainaut province)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Norwegian Bergen, from Old Norse Bjǫrgvin (meadow between the mountains), cognate with Dutch berg (mountain) [cfr. etymology 1], German Berg (mountain), etc.

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen n

  1. Bergen, a port city in Norway

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bergen

  1. dative plural of Berg

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Bjǫrgvin (meadow between the mountains), cognate with Dutch berg (mountain), German Berg (mountain), etc.

Proper noun[edit]

Bergen

  1. A port city and municipality in Hordaland, Norway