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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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burger (plural burgers)

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

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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/
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  • Hyphenation: bur‧Ger

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.

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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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