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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], Old High German blāsan, from Proto-Germanic *blēsaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈblaːzn̩/, /ˈblaːzən/
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VerbEdit

blasen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present bläst, past tense blies, past participle geblasen, past subjunctive bliese, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to blow
  2. (transitive, music) to play (a wind instrument)
  3. (vulgar) to fellate, to perform oral sex

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *blāsan, from Proto-Germanic *blēsaną.

VerbEdit

blâsen

  1. to blow
  2. to blow on a wind instrument, to toot
  3. to sound (of a wind instrument)
  4. to brag

InflectionEdit

Strong class 7
Infinitive blâsen
3rd sg. past blies
3rd pl. past bliesen
Past participle geblâsen
Infinitive blâsen
In genitive blâsens
In dative blâsene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular blâse blies
2nd singular blâes, blâses blies, blieses
3rd singular blâest, blâset blies
1st plural blâsen bliesen
2nd plural blâest, blâset bliest, blieset
3rd plural blâsen bliesen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular blâse bliese
2nd singular blâes, blâses blieses
3rd singular blâse bliese
1st plural blâsen bliesen
2nd plural blâest, blâset blieset
3rd plural blâsen bliesen
Imperative Present
Singular blâes, blâse
Plural blâest, blâset
Present Past
Participle blâsende geblâsen

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • blasen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • blasen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From blase +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

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blasen

  1. To blaze; to be alight or flaming with intensity.
  2. To shine, shimmer or give off light; to be very bright.
  3. (rare) To be intense; to affect emotionally to a great degree.
  4. (rare) To be exceptional or without peer.
  5. (rare) To be nice or respectful.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English *blǣsan, from Proto-Germanic *blēsaną.

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blasen (rare)

  1. To breathe or blow out.
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English blæsan, plural of blæse, from Proto-Germanic *blasōniz, plural of *blasǭ; equivalent to blase +‎ -en (plural suffix).

NounEdit

blasen

  1. plural of blase