balsemen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

balsem 'balm' + -en

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

balsemen ‎(past singular balsemde, past participle gebalsemd)

  1. To embalm, treat a corpse in order to prevent decomposition long-term
  2. To treat with a balm
  3. (figuratively) To soften, physically or emotionally

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of balsemen (weak)
infinitive balsemen
past singular balsemde
past participle gebalsemd
infinitive balsemen
gerund balsemen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular balsem balsemde
2nd person sing. (jij) balsemt balsemde
2nd person sing. (u) balsemt balsemde
2nd person sing. (gij) balsemt balsemde
3rd person singular balsemt balsemde
plural balsemen balsemden
subjunctive sing.1 balseme balsemde
subjunctive plur.1 balsemen balsemden
imperative sing. balsem
imperative plur.1 balsemt
participles balsemend gebalsemd
1) Archaic.

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