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Re: meaning of DUNKELBERGER?
Posted by: David Derk Date: February 28, 1999 at 20:21:50
In Reply to: Re: meaning of DUNKELBERGER? by Kay BALSLEY of 255

I can. Berg is the German word for mountain.
Dunkel means dark. The suffix -er means of or from (i.e. Berliner = somebody from Berlin).
The word for forest is Wald. So, providing the name wasn't altered, it means "of the dark mountain".



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