bergen

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From Old Dutch *bergan, from Proto-Germanic *berganą.

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bergen (past singular borg, past participle geborgen)

  1. To store; to stash away
  2. To salvage (a vessel)

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bergen

  1. Plural form of berg

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bergan, from Proto-Germanic *berganą.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛɐ̯ɡŋ̩/, /ˈbɛɐ̯ɡən̪/

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bergen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present birgt, past tense barg, past participle geborgen, past subjunctive bärge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to save (someone); to rescue
  2. (transitive) to salvage; to recover
  3. (transitive) to conceal; shelter; to contain
  4. (transitive, naval) to take in (a sail); to shorten (a sail)
    die Segel bergen — “to shorten the sail”

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Swedish[edit]

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bergen

  1. definite plural of berg