blaken

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blaken (past singular blaakte, past participle geblaakt)

  1. to scorch, blaze
  2. (figuratively) to be extremely good, to be full of (something)
    in blakende gezondheid zijn: to be in perfect health

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German from Middle Low German blaken. Cognate with Dutch blaken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblaːkən/, [ˈblaːkən], [ˈblaːkŋ̩]

Noun[edit]

blaken (third-person singular simple present blakt, past tense blakte, past participle geblakt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to burn turbulently or with a lot of smoke and smut (like a dying candle)
    eine blakende Kerze

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