balken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch balken, belken, also bulken, probably onomatopoeic. Similar formations are found in German bölken (from Middle Low German), West Frisian balkje, English belch.

Verb[edit]

balken

  1. (intransitive) to bray, make a donkey's sound
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to utter asinine talk
  3. (intransitive) to bawl, cry, weep loudly
  4. (intransitive) to belt, sing loudly
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of balken (weak)
infinitive balken
past singular balkte
past participle gebalkt
infinitive balken
gerund balken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular balk balkte
2nd person sing. (jij) balkt balkte
2nd person sing. (u) balkt balkte
2nd person sing. (gij) balkt balkte
3rd person singular balkt balkte
plural balken balkten
subjunctive sing.1 balke balkte
subjunctive plur.1 balken balkten
imperative sing. balk
imperative plur.1 balkt
participles balkend gebalkt
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

balken

  1. Plural form of balk

Anagrams[edit]