balke

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

balke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of balken

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balke f

  1. (wooden) beam

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: balk
  • Limburgish: balk

Further reading[edit]

  • balke”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “balc”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page balc


Middle English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balke (plural balkes)

  1. balk, ridge, beam
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

balke (plural balkes)

  1. Alternative form of bakke (bat)
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