See also: Barg and Bärg

Dutch

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Alternative forms

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  • berg (Southern Dutch)

Etymology

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From Middle Dutch barch, barech, from Old Dutch barcho, *barug, from Proto-West Germanic *barug, from Proto-Germanic *barugaz. Cognate to English barrow (Old English bearg), West Frisian baarch (Old Frisian barch), Old Saxon barug, dialectal German Barch (Old High German barug), and Old Norse bǫrgr.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /bɑrx/
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  • Hyphenation: barg

Noun

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barg m (plural bargen, diminutive bargje n)

  1. barrow, castrated boar

German

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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barg

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of bergen

Kholosi

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Persian برگ (barg).

Noun

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barg ?

  1. leaf

References

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  • Eric Anonby, Hassan Mohebi Bahmani (2014) “Shipwrecked and Landlocked: Kholosi, an Indo-Aryan Language in South-west Iran”, in Cahier de Studia Iranica xx[1], pages 13-36

Old Polish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bьrgъ.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /ba(ː)rk/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /bark/, /bɒrk/

Noun

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barg m animacy unattested

  1. (attested in Lesser Poland) The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. rick, stack
      Synonym: bróg
      • 1378, Adam Chmiel, editor, Księgi radzieckie kazimierskie[2], Krakow, page 106:
        Pro I ligno pro acervo, pro bark
        [Pro I ligno pro acervo, pro bark]

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