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Proto-Germanic: *burg-z, *burgia-n
Meaning: watch-tower, borough
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: bɔrg-s f. (cons) `city; fortified place; tower'; *bɔrgja m. (n) `citizen
Old Norse: borg f. `Wall, Burg, Stadt'; bürgi n. `umhegter Platz, Burg, Schanze'
Norwegian: borg; bürge (in ON)
Swedish: borg
Danish: borg
Old English: burg, burh `Burg, Stadt'; eorɵ-byrg `Erdwerk, Ufer, Hügel'
English: barrow; borough, burrow, -bury
Old Frisian: burich, burch
Old Saxon: burg
Middle Dutch: borch, burch f. (/m., n.), borcht `burcht, vlek, stad'
Dutch: burcht, burg m., f.
Old Franconian: burg f. `civitas'
Middle Low German: borch
Old High German: burg 'Burg, Stadt' (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: burc st. f. 'burg, schloss, stadt'
German: Burg f.

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