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]

Germanic, cognate with (a/to) buck, German Bock, bocken etc.

Verb[edit]

bokken ‎(past singular bokte, past participle gebokt)

  1. (literally uncommon) To buck, said of a quadruped, e.g. a horse: to leap upward while arching its back
  2. To react to opposition or adversity grumpily and capriciously, like a crossed spoiled child
Conjugation[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.
Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bokken

  1. Plural form of bok (all senses and etymologies)

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic

Verb[edit]

bokken ‎(past singular bokte, past participle gebokt)

  1. Alternative form of bukken
Conjugation[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.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bokken

  1. rōmaji reading of ぼっけん