auberge

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See also: aubèrge

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French auberge. The term is attested in the fifteenth century as auberge, a loan from a term attested in eleventh century Old Occitan alberga (camp, hut), derived from albergar (to host). The term originated in Frankish *harjabergu, composed of the elements *harjaz (army) (compare German Heer) and *berganą (to shelter, to protect), whence German bergen. Doublet of harbour.

Noun[edit]

auberge (plural auberges)

  1. An inn or hostel.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan alberga (camp, hut), from Frankish *harjabergu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.bɛʁʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

auberge f (plural auberges)

  1. hostel
  2. (slang) prison

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: auberge
  • Polish: oberża

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