See also: Balken

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch balken, belken, also bulken, probably onomatopoeic. Similar formations are found in German bölken (from Middle Low German), West Frisian balkje, English belch.

VerbEdit

balken

  1. (intransitive) to bray, make a donkey's sound
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to utter asinine talk
  3. (intransitive) to bawl, cry, weep loudly
  4. (intransitive) to belt, sing loudly
InflectionEdit
Inflection of balken (weak)
infinitive balken
past singular balkte
past participle gebalkt
infinitive balken
gerund balken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular balk balkte
2nd person sing. (jij) balkt balkte
2nd person sing. (u) balkt balkte
2nd person sing. (gij) balkt balkte
3rd person singular balkt balkte
plural balken balkten
subjunctive sing.1 balke balkte
subjunctive plur.1 balken balkten
imperative sing. balk
imperative plur.1 balkt
participles balkend gebalkt
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

balken

  1. Plural form of balk

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