balken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately related to English belch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

balken

  1. Plural form of balk

VerbEdit

balken ‎(past singular balkte, past participle gebalkt)

  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

ConjugationEdit

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.

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