borgen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From borge (to guarantee) +‎ -en. Compare Old Norse borgan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrvən/, [ˈb̥ɒːwən]

Noun[edit]

borgen c

  1. guarantee, warranty

Etymology 2[edit]

See borg (castle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrvən/, [ˈb̥ɒːˀwən]

Noun[edit]

borgen c

  1. singular definite of borg

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

borgen (past singular borgde, past participle geborgd)

  1. to secure, to keep safe

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Verb[edit]

borgen

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of bergen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German borgēn.

Verb[edit]

borgen (third-person singular simple present borgt, past tense borgte, past participle geborgt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to borrow
  2. to lend

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

borgen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of borg

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Germanic, akin to Old English borġian

Verb[edit]

borgēn

  1. to borrow

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

borgen

  1. definite singular of borg

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