barsten

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See also: bärsten

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bersten, barsten, from metathesis of Old Dutch *brestan, from Proto-Germanic *brestaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to burst, break, crack, split, separate).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

barsten

  1. (intransitive) to burst, split completely
  2. (intransitive) to crack, break partially
    Het ijs begint hier en daar te barsten.
    The ice is starting to crack up in places.
  3. (intransitive) to suffer and/or break under emotional pressure
  4. (intransitive) To urge, be near emotional eruption
    Hij staat op barsten.
    He's about to explode.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of barsten (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive barsten
past singular barstte
past participle gebarsten
infinitive barsten
gerund barsten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular barst barstte
2nd person sing. (jij) barst barstte
2nd person sing. (u) barst barstte
2nd person sing. (gij) barst barstte
3rd person singular barst barstte
plural barsten barstten
subjunctive sing.1 barste barstte
subjunctive plur.1 barsten barstten
imperative sing. barst
imperative plur.1 barst
participles barstend gebarsten
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

barsten

  1. Plural form of barst

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

barsten

  1. First-person plural preterite of bersten.
  2. Third-person plural preterite of bersten.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

barsten

  1. Alternative form of bersten