barsten

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bersten, barsten, from metathesis of Old Dutch *brestan, from Proto-Germanic *brestaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- ‎(to burst, break, crack, split, separate).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

barsten ‎(past singular barstte, past participle gebarsten)

  1. To burst, split completely
    Hij bleef hen slaan tot de stok in twee barstte
    He kept hitting them till the cane split in halves
  2. To crack, break partially
    Het ijs begint hier en daar te barsten
    The ice is starting to crack up in places
  3. (figuratively) To suffer and/or break under emotional pressure
  4. (figuratively) To urge, be near emotional eruption
    Hij staat op barsten
    He's about to explode

ConjugationEdit

Inflection of barsten (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive barsten
past singular barstte
past participle gebarsten
infinitive barsten
gerund barsten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular barst barstte
2nd person sing. (jij) barst barstte
2nd person sing. (u) barst barstte
2nd person sing. (gij) barst barstte
3rd person singular barst barstte
plural barsten barstten
subjunctive sing.1 barste barstte
subjunctive plur.1 barsten barstten
imperative sing. barst
imperative plur.1 barst
participles barstend gebarsten
1) Archaic.

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NounEdit

barsten

  1. Plural form of barst

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

barsten

  1. First-person plural preterite of bersten.
  2. Third-person plural preterite of bersten.

Middle DutchEdit

VerbEdit

barsten

  1. Alternative form of bersten

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