hercogs

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Ernsts Johans Bīrons, Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogs (1737-1741, 1763-1769)

Etymology[edit]

PIE roots
*ker-
*dewk-

A borrowing from German Herzog ‎(duke), from Old High German herizogo, from heri ‎(army) and zogo ‎(leader).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

hercogs m (1st declension, feminine form: hercogiene)

  1. duke (nobility title, above marquess and under grand duke; corresponding nobleman)
    Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogsduke of Courland and Semigallia
    būvmeistars Preiss jaunceļamajai hercoga pilij Jelgavā uzbūvēja itāliešu zelmini — builder master Priess added an Italian pediment to the duke's newly built palace

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