borg

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of "cybernetic organism", via cyborg

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

borg (plural borgs)

  1. cyborg
    • 2003, Dalos Gaymer, “Gotcha Force Review for GameCube”, GameFAQs:
      You'll also have to put together a team or Force of borgs that you won from winning battles. Before battle you assemble your Force within the GF Energy Limit. Each borg has a cost attached to them and this GF Energy Limit is kind of like your budget.

Verb[edit]

borg (third-person singular simple present borgs, present participle borging, simple past and past participle borged)

  1. Alternative spelling of Borg.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrv/, [b̥ɒːˀw]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse borg, from Proto-Germanic *burgz (stronghold, city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort). Related to bjerg (mountain).

Noun[edit]

borg c (singular definite borgen, plural indefinite borge)

  1. castle, stronghold
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German borg, borge. Compare German Borg (credit).

Noun[edit]

borg c

  1. (dated) credit
    borg.
    On credit.

Etymology 3[edit]

See borge (to guarantee, vouch for).

Verb[edit]

borg

  1. Imperative of borge.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

borg m (plural borgen)

  1. surety
  2. guarantor

Verb[edit]

borg

  1. singular past indicative of bergen
  2. first-person singular present indicative of borgen
  3. imperative of borgen

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse borg, from Proto-Germanic *burgz (stronghold, city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort). Related to berg (mountain), bjørg (mountain side).

Noun[edit]

borg f (genitive singular borgar, plural borgir)

  1. castle, stronghold
Declension[edit]
f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative borg borgin borgir borgirnar
Accusative borg borgina borgir borgirnar
Dative borg borgini borgum borgunum
Genitive borgar borgarinnar borga borganna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Danish borg, from Middle Low German borg, borge. Compare German Borg (credit).

Noun[edit]

borg n (genitive singular borgs, uncountable)

  1. bail
  2. (dated) credit
    At keypa upp á borg.
    To buy on credit.
Declension[edit]
n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative borg borgið
Accusative borg borgið
Dative borgi borginum
Genitive borgs borgsins
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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse borg, from Proto-Germanic *burgz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-. Related to berg, bjarg (rock”, “cliff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

borg f (genitive singular borgar, nominative plural borgir)

  1. city
  2. castle
  3. a rocky hill (with cliffs)

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Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse borg, from Proto-Germanic *burgz (stronghold, city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort).

Noun[edit]

borg m, f (definite singular borga or borgen, indefinite plural borger, definite plural borgene)

  1. a castle (fortified building)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse borg, from Proto-Germanic *burgz (stronghold, city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort).

Noun[edit]

borg f (definite singular borga, indefinite plural borger, definite plural borgene)

  1. a castle

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *burgz, whence also Old English burh (English borough), Old Saxon and Old High German burg (German Burg), Frankish *burg, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐍃 (baurgs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fortified elevation). Related to bjarg.

Noun[edit]

borg f (genitive borgar, plural borgir)

  1. A city, town (often fortified)
  2. A castle
  3. Any fortified place

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish borgh ("fortress", "city"), from Old Norse borg (also "bulwark", "wall'), from Proto-Germanic *burgz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-. Akin to English borough, burgh, Old Irish bri (hence the name Birgitta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

borg c

  1. a fortified castle (or city)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English, from cyborg.

Noun[edit]

borg c

  1. a borg
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