Balken

See also: balken

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German balko, balcho, from Proto-Germanic *balkô.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbalkən/
  • Hyphenation: Bal‧ken

NounEdit

Balken m (genitive Balkens, plural Balken)

  1. beam, crossbeam, cf. balk
    Das Dach wird von vier Balken unterstüzt.
    The roof is supported by four beams.
  2. bar (long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart; informal unit of measure of signal strength for a wireless device such as a cell phone)
  3. (music) beam (horizontal bar which connects the stems of two or more notes to group them and to indicate metric value)

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Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 17:39