berge

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See also: Berge and bërgé

Afrikaans[edit]

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berge

  1. plural of berg

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berge

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bergen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French berche, from Vulgar Latin *barica, possibly a Celtic word, from Proto-Celtic *barros (point, head, peak).

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berge f (plural berges)

  1. bank (of river, canal)
  2. raised pavement, banked edge
  3. (slang) year

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German[edit]

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berge

  1. inflection of bergen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I

Middle English[edit]

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berge

  1. Alternative form of barge

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjarga (salvage, bring to shore).

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berge (imperative berg, present tense berger, passive berges, simple past and past participle berga or berget, present participle bergende)

  1. to rescue, save, salvage

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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From Old Norse bjarga.

Verb[edit]

berge (present tense bergar, past tense berga, past participle berga, passive infinitive bergast, present participle bergande, imperative berge/berg)

  1. to rescue, save, salvage

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *baʀi.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈber.je/, [ˈberˠ.je]

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berġe f

  1. berry
    Swā blæcre sēo berġe, swā swētre þæt sēaw.
    The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice.

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