baren

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See also: barren, baron, bären, båren, Bären, and -båren

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 馬楝 (baren).

Noun[edit]

baren (plural baren or barens)

  1. A tool for pressing woodcuts, consisting of a disk with a coil of string glued to one side, covered with a smooth sheet.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren c

  1. singular definite of bar

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch baren. The a in the stem and the weak inflection are unetymological, but their origin is unknown. The form developed from and displaced the older strong beren (still found in modern ontberen), from Old Dutch beran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

Verb[edit]

baren

  1. (transitive) to bear, to give birth to
    • Zij heeft een zoon gebaard.
      She has borne a son.
  2. (transitive) to cause, to bring about
    • Dit baart me zorgen.
      This causes me worry.
Inflection[edit]

The strong past participle geboren is also used, but only with the meaning "given birth, born".

Inflection of baren (weak)
infinitive baren
past singular baarde
past participle gebaard
infinitive baren
gerund baren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular baar baarde
2nd person sing. (jij) baart baarde
2nd person sing. (u) baart baarde
2nd person sing. (gij) baart baarde
3rd person singular baart baarde
plural baren baarden
subjunctive sing.1 bare baarde
subjunctive plur.1 baren baarden
imperative sing. baar
imperative plur.1 baart
participles barend gebaard
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

baren

  1. plural of baar

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren m

  1. definite singular of bar

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren m

  1. definite singular of bar

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren

  1. definite singular of bar