Alguer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Catalan l'Alguer, of unclear origin. Usually thought to derive from Medieval Latin Aleguerium (literally stagnation of seaweed) or from alga (seaweed) + -er, but either way from Latin alga (seaweed), from Proto-Indo-European *alg-, *alǵ- (to be dirty, slimy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /alˈɡeɾ/, [alˈɣeɾ]
  • Rhymes: -eɾ
  • Hyphenation: Al‧guer

Proper noun[edit]

Alguer m

  1. Alghero (a city and port town in Sardinia, Italy)

Derived terms[edit]