The Word: Burgond/e

KrishnaB2Kwiziq community member

The Word: Burgond/e

When I look up burgond/e in wordreference or anywhere else, nothing appears. But, Bourgogne does show for the Burgundy region. Is a burdgond/e someone form the region? Why is it not bourgogne/bourgogné or something else more similar?

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Krishna,

I am not an historian but I have found this interesting page on this topic, it appears that they were an ancient Germanic people. You might be interested to read the page in French -

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgondes

Bonne Continuation!

The Word: Burgond/e

When I look up burgond/e in wordreference or anywhere else, nothing appears. But, Bourgogne does show for the Burgundy region. Is a burdgond/e someone form the region? Why is it not bourgogne/bourgogné or something else more similar?

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