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EtymologyEdit

Named after Bituriges Vivisci, a Gaulish tribe in the area. The first word is said to mean kings of the world, from Proto-Celtic *bitus + *rīxs.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Burdigala f (genitive Burdigalae); first declension

  1. Bordeaux

DeclensionEdit

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Burdigala
genitive Burdigalae
dative Burdigalae
accusative Burdigalam
ablative Burdigalā
vocative Burdigala
locative Burdigalae

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Burdigala” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Burdigala in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly