Duisburg

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Duisburg

  1. a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Translations[edit]


Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdœysbʏrx]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Duisburg ?

  1. Duisburg (city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The -i- was originally used to indicate the length of the preceding -u-, as commonly in Rhenish placenames (so-called rheinisches Dehnungs-i; compare Troisdorf, Roisdorf, Grevenbroich). The /yː/ is a rather recent spelling pronunciation, or rather a compromise between the original monophthong /uː/ and the spelling pronunciation /ui̯/. (Compare also the use of -iu- for /yː/ in Middle High German.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdyːsbʊrk/, [ˈdyːsbʊʁk], [-bʊɐ̯k] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdyːsbʊrç/, [ˈdyːsbui̯ç] (locally)
  • IPA(key): /ˈduːsbʊrç/ (originally; obsolete)
  • (file)
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Duisburg n (genitive Duisburgs)

  1. Duisburg (city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)

Derived terms[edit]