auberge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French auberge. The term is attested in the fifteenth century as French auberge, a loan from a term attested in eleventh century Old Provençal alberga ‎(camp, hut), derived from albergar ‎(to host). The term originated in Frankish *heriberga, from Proto-Germanic *harjabergō ‎(housing, house (army)), composed of the elements *harjaz ‎(army) (compare German Heer) and *berganą ‎(to shelter, to protect), whence German bergen.

Noun[edit]

auberge ‎(plural auberges)

  1. An inn or hostel.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

auberge f ‎(plural auberges)

  1. hostel
  2. (slang) prison

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