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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Coined around 1939 from hamburger, due to incorrect analysis of that term as ham + burger and shortening.

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NounEdit

burger (plural burgers)

  1. (informal) A hamburger.
  2. (chiefly as a combining form) A similar sandwich or patty.

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

burger (plural burgers)

  1. Alternative form of burgher

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AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch burger.

NounEdit

burger (plural burgers)

  1. citizen
    'n Persoon is gewoonlik 'n burger van die land waarin hy of sy gebore is.A person is usually a citizen of the country in which he or she was born.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English burger, shortening of hamburger

NounEdit

burger (plural burgers)

  1. burger

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English burger.

NounEdit

burger c (singular definite burgeren, plural indefinite burgere)

  1. burger

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʏr.ɣər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bur‧Ger
  • Rhymes: -ʏrɣər

Etymology 1Edit

Related to burg (fortified city), burcht (castle).

NounEdit

burger m (plural burgers, diminutive burgertje n, feminine burgerin)

  1. citizen
    • 1988, Het Boek, International Bible Society, Richteren 8:9:
      Daarom zei hij tegen de burgers van Pnuël: []
      So he said to the citizens of Penuel: []
  2. middle-class or bourgeois person, burgher
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Etymology 2Edit

From hamburger, from English hamburger, from the German city Hamburg, from the name of a fortress in the area, Hammaburg.

NounEdit

burger m (plural burgers, diminutive burgertje n)

  1. burger

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hamburger.

NounEdit

burger (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. burger

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

A shortening of hamburger

NounEdit

burger m (definite singular burgeren, indefinite plural burgere, definite plural burgerne)

  1. a burger

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