balke

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balke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of balken

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *balko, from Proto-Germanic *balkô.

Noun[edit]

balke f

  1. (wooden) beam

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Further reading[edit]

  • balke”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • balc”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English balca. Cognate with Old High German balko, German Balken (beam), Italian balcone (balcony).

Noun[edit]

balke

  1. balk, ridge, beam
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably cognate with Old Swedish nattbakka, Old English nihtwacu (night watch).

Noun[edit]

balke

  1. bat (flying rodent)
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