Herzog

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German herzog, herzoge, from Old High German herizogo, equivalent to heri (army) + zogo (leader), from Proto-Germanic *harjatugô. Cognate with Old English heretoga, Dutch hertog.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛʁˌt͡soːk/, [ˈhɛʁˌt͡soːk], [ˈhɛɐ̯ˌt͡soːk] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛʁˌt͡sɔx/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)

Noun[edit]

Herzog m (genitive Herzogs or Herzoges, plural Herzöge)

  1. duke

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Herzog m (plural Herzogen)

  1. duke