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See also: Basen, båsen, and báseň

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From base (adj) +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

basen (third-person singular simple present basens, present participle basening, simple past and past participle basened)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or become base (inferior or unworthy); to lower
    • 1897, Sir William Robertson Nicoll, James Macdonell, Journalist, page 186:
      If I had time I should write a long essay to show how much the political, and the ethical, and the theological teaching of the early Friends has basened that of modern England.
    • 1956, Carlin T. Kindilien, American poetry in the eighteen nineties:
      The Nation, self-immersed, sinks in the mires;
      It basens to a horde of the unjust.

Derived termsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

basen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of basar
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of basar

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

basen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of basar

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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VerbEdit

basen

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of basen (weak)
infinitive basen
past singular basede
past participle gebased
infinitive basen
gerund basen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular base basede
2nd person sing. (jij) baset basede
2nd person sing. (u) baset basede
2nd person sing. (gij) baset basede
3rd person singular baset basede
plural basen baseden
subjunctive sing.1 base basede
subjunctive plur.1 basen baseden
imperative sing. base
imperative plur.1 baset
participles basend gebased
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

basen

  1. Plural form of base

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

basen m

  1. definite singular of base

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

basen m

  1. definite singular of base

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bassin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

basen m inan (diminutive basenik)

  1. pool, swimming pool
  2. basin (an area that drains into a larger body of water)
  3. bedpan

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • basen in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

basen

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of basar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of basar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of basar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

basen

  1. definite singular of bas

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

basen

  1. (colloquial) first-person and third-person plural conditional of bod

SynonymsEdit

  • (both first and third person): bydden
  • (both first and third person): sen

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
basen fasen masen unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.