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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ laste (load)

VerbEdit

belaste (imperative belast, infinitive at belaste, present tense belaster, past tense belastede, perfect tense har belastet)

  1. To encumber. (also figurative)
    • 1998, Poul Ørum, Drøm og selvindsigt, Lindhardt Og Ringhof
      Det bekræftede jeg, uden dog at røbe at det var Ronald Sørensen, der havde belastet mig med sin problematiske identitet.
      I confirmed this, though without saying that it was Ronald Sørensen who had burdened me with his problematic identity.
    • 2015, Nini Theilade, Lone Kühlmann, Nini Theilade: Dansen var det hele værd, Art People →ISBN
      Det har selvfølgelig gjort ubodelig skade i forhold til min datter og belastet vores forhold hele livet.
      This has, of course, made irrevocable damage to my daughter and strained our relationship for life.

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PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

belaste

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of belasten

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

belaste

  1. First-person singular present of belasten.
  2. Imperative singular of belasten.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of belasten.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of belasten.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German or German belasten

VerbEdit

belaste (imperative belast, present tense belaster, passive belastes, simple past and past participle belasta or belastet, present participle belastende)

  1. to charge (an amount, an account)
  2. to load, burden
  3. to strain (a muscle, one's back)

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