blaren

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Germanic

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blaren (past singular blaarde, past participle geblaard)

  1. (transitive) To (cause) blister(s)
    De gesel blaart de naakte huid zo ongenadig als een toorts
    The scourge blisters naked skin as mercilessly as a torch
  2. (intransitive) To get/show blisters
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Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, cognate with blare, or sound imitative

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blaren (past singular blaarde, past participle geblaard)

  1. (intransitive) To bleat, cry like a sheep, goat or calf
  2. (figuratively) (said of people) To make a loud and silly sound, whether speech, song or gibberish
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blaren

  1. Plural form of blaar (woman)
  2. Plural form of blad (leaf)

Etymology 3[edit]

Germanic, from Middle Dutch blare (noun) and blaer (adjective), cognate with bles, English blaze, German Blas

Noun[edit]

blaren

  1. Plural form of blaar (blister, disease)