baker

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See also: Baker and bakër

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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), Swedish bagare (baker), Icelandic bakari (baker).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪkə(r)

Noun[edit]

baker (plural bakers)

  1. A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 2, in Internal Combustion[1]:
      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.
  2. A portable oven for baking.

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  • (person who bakes): dougher (obsolete)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for bakermoeder.

Noun[edit]

baker f (plural bakers, diminutive bakertje n)

  1. (historical) A midwife; one who helps women in childbirth with deliveries.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

baker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bakeren
  2. imperative of bakeren

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bakari, from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz.

Noun[edit]

baker m (definite singular bakeren, indefinite plural bakere, definite plural bakerne)

  1. a baker (person who bakes professionally)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

baker m pl

  1. indefinite plural of bak

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

baker

  1. present tense of bake

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Verb[edit]

baker

  1. present of baka
  2. present of bake

Slovene[edit]

Chemical element
Cu
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian bàkar, from Ottoman Turkish باقیر(bakır), from Old Turkic bakır(bakır), from Proto-Turkic *bakɨr.

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Noun[edit]

bákər m inan

  1. copper (metal)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative báker
genitive bákra
singular
nominative báker
accusative báker
genitive bákra
dative bákru
locative bákru
instrumental bákrom