Barg

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • berg (Westphalian and Märkisch dialects)

Etymology[edit]

From earlier berg, from Middle Low German berch, from Old Saxon berg, berag, from Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰergʰ- (height), from *bʰeregʰ- (high, elevated). Compare Dutch berg, German Berg, West Frisian berch, English barrow, Danish bjerg, Swedish berg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛrɣ/, [bæɾ(ə)x], [ba̝ɾ(ə)x]

Noun[edit]

Barg m

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) mountain; hill