bakkeleien

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ambonese Malay bakalai, from Malay berkelahi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbɑkəˈlɛi̯ə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bak‧ke‧lei‧en
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯ən

Verb[edit]

bakkeleien

  1. (intransitive) to quarrel, to argue, to fight [+ over (about/over)] [from 18th c.]
  2. (intransitive, archaic) to fight, to brawl (to engage in physical combat) [late 17th - 20th c.]

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bakkeleien (weak)
infinitive bakkeleien
past singular bakkeleide
past participle gebakkeleid
infinitive bakkeleien
gerund bakkeleien n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bakkelei bakkeleide
2nd person sing. (jij) bakkeleit bakkeleide
2nd person sing. (u) bakkeleit bakkeleide
2nd person sing. (gij) bakkeleit bakkeleide
3rd person singular bakkeleit bakkeleide
plural bakkeleien bakkeleiden
subjunctive sing.1 bakkeleie bakkeleide
subjunctive plur.1 bakkeleien bakkeleiden
imperative sing. bakkelei
imperative plur.1 bakkeleit
participles bakkeleiend gebakkeleid
1) Archaic.

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: baklei
  • West Frisian: bakkeleie