Contionary:berg

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SamSkandinavisk

Etymology

ON berg, bjarg f. PG *bergaz f. PIE *bʰergʰ- f. *bʰeregʰ-

Compare Danish bjerg; Norwegian berg; Swedish berg; Icelandic berg, bjarg; Faroese berg, bjarg, bjørg

Pronunciation

(SamSkandinavisk) IPA: /bɛrːg, ˈbɛrjə-/

Alternative Forms

bjerg IPA: /bjɛrːg, ˈbjɛrjə-/ File:Samska bjerg bjerget.ogg

Noun

Neuter gender

  1. mountain, hill, rock, mount

Inflection

Singular Plural
Neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative berg berget berg bergene
Genitive bergs bergets bergs bergens

Synonyms

fjell, terrän

Skundavisk

Etymology

From Middle Skundavisk berg, from Old Skundavisk berga, from Halmisk berga, bergaŕ, from Proto-Germanic *bergaz.

Pronunciation

IPA: /b/

Noun

berg m. (class 1, genitive berges, plural berges)

  1. mountain, hill
    Hit is the høkste berg thes lands.
    It’s the highest mountain of the country.

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