beorg

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *berg.

Cognate with Old Saxon berg (Low German Barg), West Frisian berch, Dutch berg, Old High German berg (German Berg), Old Norse bjarg (Danish bjerg, Swedish berg), Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌲- (bairg-); and with Old Irish brí (mountain), Old Church Slavonic брѣгъ (brěgŭ) (Russian бе́рег (béreg)), Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhát, high).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /be͜orɡ/, [be͜orˠɣ]

Noun[edit]

beorg m

  1. mountain, hill
  2. mound, heap of stones, barrow
  3. high beach, elevated shore

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