Burggraf

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German burcgrâve, from Old High German burggrāfo, burggrāfio. Equivalent to Burg (castle) +‎ Graf (count).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbʊrkɡraːf]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Burg‧graf

Noun[edit]

Burggraf m (genitive Burggrafen, plural Burggrafen, feminine Burggräfin)

  1. (historical) a male burgrave (a castellan or a military commander of a royal or episcopal castle)

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