burgus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰerǵʰ-

From Frankish *burg.

Noun[edit]

burgus m ‎(genitive burgī); second declension

  1. (medieval, originally) A fort; a fortress.
  2. (medieval, generally) A fortified town; a walled town.
  3. (medieval) A borough: a town specially incorporated and with special rights.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative burgus burgī
genitive burgī burgōrum
dative burgō burgīs
accusative burgum burgōs
ablative burgō burgīs
vocative burge burgī

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References[edit]

burgus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.