borgen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From borge (to guarantee) +‎ -en. Compare Old Norse borgan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrvən/, [ˈb̥ɒːwən]

Noun[edit]

borgen c

  1. guarantee, warranty

Etymology 2[edit]

See borg (castle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔrvən/, [ˈb̥ɒːˀwən]

Noun[edit]

borgen c

  1. singular definite of borg

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch borgen. Equivalent to borg +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

borgen

  1. (transitive) to secure, to keep safe
  2. (transitive) to guarantee
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of borgen (weak)
infinitive borgen
past singular borgde
past participle geborgd
infinitive borgen
gerund borgen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular borg borgde
2nd person sing. (jij) borgt borgde
2nd person sing. (u) borgt borgde
2nd person sing. (gij) borgt borgde
3rd person singular borgt borgde
plural borgen borgden
subjunctive sing.1 borge borgde
subjunctive plur.1 borgen borgden
imperative sing. borg
imperative plur.1 borgt
participles borgend geborgd
1) Archaic.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

borgen

  1. plural of borg

Verb[edit]

borgen

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of bergen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German borgēn, from Proto-Germanic *burgōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔʁɡən/
  • Hyphenation: bor‧gen

Verb[edit]

borgen (third-person singular simple present borgt, past tense borgte, past participle geborgt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to borrow
    Du bist gewillt, meine Kräfte zu borgen?
    You wish to borrow my power?
  2. to lend

Conjugation[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

borgen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of borg

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Germanic, akin to Old English borġian.

Verb[edit]

borgēn

  1. to borrow

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

borgen

  1. definite singular of borg

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