bokken

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See also: bocken and Bocken

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 木剣 (ぼっけん, bokken, wooden sword), see below.

Noun[edit]

bokken (plural bokkens or bokken)

  1. A wooden katana, used as a training sword

Synonyms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From bok +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

bokken

  1. (intransitive, uncommon) to buck, said of a quadruped, e.g. a horse: to leap upward while arching its back
  2. (intransitive) to react to opposition or adversity grumpily and capriciously, like a crossed spoiled child
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bokken (weak)
infinitive bokken
past singular bokte
past participle gebokt
infinitive bokken
gerund bokken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bok bokte
2nd person sing. (jij) bokt bokte
2nd person sing. (u) bokt bokte
2nd person sing. (gij) bokt bokte
3rd person singular bokt bokte
plural bokken bokten
subjunctive sing.1 bokke bokte
subjunctive plur.1 bokken bokten
imperative sing. bok
imperative plur.1 bokt
participles bokkend gebokt
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bokken

  1. Alternative form of bukken
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bokken (weak)
infinitive bokken
past singular bokte
past participle gebokt
infinitive bokken
gerund bokken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bok bokte
2nd person sing. (jij) bokt bokte
2nd person sing. (u) bokt bokte
2nd person sing. (gij) bokt bokte
3rd person singular bokt bokte
plural bokken bokten
subjunctive sing.1 bokke bokte
subjunctive plur.1 bokken bokten
imperative sing. bok
imperative plur.1 bokt
participles bokkend gebokt
1) Archaic.

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

bokken

  1. Plural form of bok

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bokken

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぼっけん