baken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English baken, from Old English bacen, ġebacen, past participle of bacan (to bake). Cognate with Scots baken (baked), Dutch gebakken (baked). More at bake.

Verb[edit]

baken

  1. (UK dialectal, Northern England) Alternative past participle of bake.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch baken, from Old Frisian bāken, displacing Middle Dutch boken, from Old Dutch *bōkan. Both forms originate from Proto-Germanic *baukną.

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Noun[edit]

baken n (plural bakens, diminutive bakentje n)

  1. beacon

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bachan, bahhan; from Proto-Germanic *bakaną. Cognate with German backen, English bake, Dutch bakken.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

baken (past participle gebak, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to bake

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bacan, cognate with Dutch bakken, German backen, Old Norse baka, Danish bage, and also Greek φώγω (phṓgō, to roast), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōg-.

Verb[edit]

baken

  1. to bake

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baken

  1. definite singular of bak
  2. definite plural of bak