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From Middle English bakere, from Old English bæcere (“baker”), from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz (“baker”), equivalent to bake + -er. Cognate with Dutch bakker (“baker”), German Bäcker (“baker”), Norwegian Bokmål baker (“baker”), Swedish bagare (“baker”), Icelandic bakari (“baker”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kə(ɹ)/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -eɪkə(ɹ)
baker (plural bakers)
- A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
- 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 2, in Internal Combustion:
- But through the oligopoly, charcoal fuel proliferated throughout London's trades and industries. By the 1200s, brewers and bakers, tilemakers, glassblowers, pottery producers, and a range of other craftsmen all became hour-to-hour consumers of charcoal.
- A portable oven for baking.
- An apple suitable for baking.
- 1975, Irma S. Rombauer; Marion Rombauer Becker, Joy of Cooking, page 129:
- Wealthys and McIntoshes are not good bakers.
person who bakes and sells bread, etc
Short for bakermoeder.
baker f (plural bakers, diminutive bakertje n)
- (historical) A midwife; one who helps women in childbirth with deliveries.
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
From Danish bager, from Old Norse bakari, from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz.
baker m (definite singular bakeren, indefinite plural bakere, definite plural bakerne)
- a baker (person who bakes professionally)
- bakar (Nynorsk)
baker m pl
- indefinite plural of bak
- “baker” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
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Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian bàkar, from Ottoman Turkish باقیر (bakır), from Proto-Turkic *bakïr.
bákər m inan
- copper (metal)
|Masculine inan., hard o-stem|
- “baker”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
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