baren

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Old Dutch *beran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-. Compare English bear, Danish bære, Swedish bära.

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Verb[edit]

baren ‎(past singular baarde, past participle gebaard)

  1. To bear; to give birth to.
    • Zij heeft een zoon gebaard.
      She has borne a son.
  2. To cause; to bring about.
    • Dit baart me zorgen.
      This worries me. (literally: "This causes worries to me")

Conjugation[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.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren

  1. definite singular of bar