Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/burgz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high). Cognate with Old Armenian բուրգն (burgn, tower), Proto-Celtic *brixs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*burgz f

  1. fortification, stronghold
  2. (fortified) city

InflectionEdit

consonant stemDeclension of *burgz (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *burgz *burgiz
vocative *burg *burgiz
accusative *burgų *burgunz
genitive *burgiz *burgǫ̂
dative *burgi *burgumaz
instrumental *burgē *burgumiz

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