See also: Burgo and burĝo

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Etymology

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From English burg, Latin burgus.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈburɡo/
  • Hyphenation: bur‧go
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  • Rhymes: -urɡo

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burgo (accusative singular burgon, plural burgoj, accusative plural burgojn)

  1. castle, fortress; city, town

Galician

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Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese burgo (borough), from Late Latin burgus, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *burgz (hill-fort), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

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burgo m (plural burgos)

  1. borough, neighborhood
  2. (historical) during the 12th century, newly founded town to which a bill of rights was awarded
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Etymology 2

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From Latin brūchus, from Ancient Greek βροῦκος (broûkos).

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burgo m (plural burgos)

  1. grub, caterpillar, especially of the cabbage butterfly
    Synonym: eiruga

References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “burgo”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “burgo”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • burgo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • burgo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • burgo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Etymology

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Borrowed from English borough, burgh, French bourg, Italian borgo, Spanish burgo.

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burgo (plural burgi)

  1. borough, burgh, market town

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Latin

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burgō

  1. dative/ablative singular of burgus

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese burgo, from Late Latin burgus, from Vulgar Latin *burgus, borrowed from Frankish *burg (fortified city), from Proto-Germanic *burgz (fortified city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

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  • Hyphenation: bur‧go

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burgo m (plural burgos)

  1. (historical) burg (fortified town in medieval Europe)
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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Late Latin burgus, from Frankish *burg (fortified city), from Proto-Germanic *burgz (fortified city), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbuɾɡo/ [ˈbuɾ.ɣ̞o]
  • Rhymes: -uɾɡo
  • Syllabification: bur‧go

Noun

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burgo m (plural burgos)

  1. burg
  2. city

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