balsem

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑl.səm/
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  • Hyphenation: bal‧sem

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch balsame, from Latin balsamum, from Ancient Greek βάλσαμον (bálsamon).

Noun[edit]

balsem m (plural balsems, diminutive balsempje n)

  1. balsam, balm
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: balsem

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

balsem

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