bassin

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bassin.

Noun[edit]

bassin n (singular definite bassinet, plural indefinite bassiner)

  1. basin
  2. pool

Declension[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French bassin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑˈsɛn/
  • Hyphenation: bas‧sin

Noun[edit]

bassin n (plural bassins)

  1. basin, reservoir, bowl
    Synonyms: bekken, waterbekken
  2. basin, drainage basin
    Synonyms: bekken, stroombekken
  3. pool

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bacin, from Vulgar Latin *baccinus, *baccinum, probably from Gaulish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.sɛ̃/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛ̃

Noun[edit]

bassin m (plural bassins)

  1. pond, ornamental lake, basin
  2. bowl, bedpan
  3. (geography, geology) basin
  4. (anatomy) pelvis
  5. (nautical) dock

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: bazén
  • Danish: bassin
  • German: Bassin
  • Swedish: bassäng

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin baccinus, from a Celtic language.

Noun[edit]

bassin m (plural bassins)

  1. basin (container for liquids)