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 History of this Word

"burg" is from "burgus" (town) used by writers in Italy during 300-600 A.D.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"-burg" is a type of suffix


A word ending used to form name of a city or town. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-burg illustration Each year The City of Harrisburg hosts almost 100 family-oriented events.
-burg illustration Find things to do and places to go in Pittsburgh according to your interests.