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EtymologyEdit

Neologism. Related to and likely influenced by burgerzin (civil responsibility). Possibly influenced by German Zivilcourage (civil courage). Equivalent to burger (civilian) +‎ moed (courage).

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NounEdit

burgermoed m (uncountable)

  1. the courage of citizens when intervening at personal risk at the sight of someone in danger; civil courage
Tugce Albayrak is in Duitsland door haar dappere optreden uitgegroeid tot het symbool van burgermoed.
Tugce Albayrak has become in Germany, due to her courageous actions, the symbol of civil courage.