bekken

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bekken n ‎(plural bekkens, diminutive bekkentje n)

  1. basin, broad-shaped liquid container
  2. (geography) basin, geological depression
  3. (anatomy) pelvis, basin-shaped body region
  4. (music) cymbal, two-part metallic percussion instrument
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

from bek 'beak, bill, mouth, snout'

Verb[edit]

bekken ‎(past singular bekte, past participle gebekt)

  1. (literally) peck (at a target), hit by bill
  2. (metaphore; rare) snap, sneer (at someone)
  3. (colloquial) sound, 'feel' in the mouth when sung or spoken
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of bekken (weak)
infinitive bekken
past singular bekte
past participle gebekt
infinitive bekken
gerund bekken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bek bekte
2nd person sing. (jij) bekt bekte
2nd person sing. (u) bekt bekte
2nd person sing. (gij) bekt bekte
3rd person singular bekt bekte
plural bekken bekten
subjunctive sing.1 bekke bekte
subjunctive plur.1 bekken bekten
imperative sing. bek
imperative plur.1 bekt
participles bekkend gebekt
1) Archaic.
Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bekken

  1. Plural form of bek

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bekken m

  1. definite singular of bekk

Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin baccinum, via Middle Low German

Noun[edit]

bekken n ‎(definite singular bekkenet, indefinite plural bekken or bekkener, definite plural bekkena or bekkenene)

  1. (anatomy) a pelvis
  2. a bedpan
  3. (music) a cymbal
  4. (landform) a basin
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bekken m

  1. definite singular of bekk

Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin baccinum, via Middle Low German

Noun[edit]

bekken n ‎(definite singular bekkenet, indefinite plural bekken, definite plural bekkena)

  1. (anatomy) a pelvis
  2. a bedpan
  3. (music) a cymbal
  4. (landform) a basin
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