baker

baker

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English

Etymology

From Middle English bakere, from Old English bæcere (baker), from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz (baker), equivalent to bake +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch bakker (baker), German Bäcker (baker), Swedish bagare (baker), Icelandic bakari (baker).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪkə(r)

Noun

baker (plural bakers)

  1. A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
  2. A portable oven for baking.

Synonyms

  • dougher

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • Wikipedia article on bakers

Anagrams

  • Abrek, Brake, barke, brake, break

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.kər/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ker
  • Rhymes: -aːkər

Etymology 1

Short for bakermoeder.

Noun

baker f (plural bakers, diminutive bakertje n)

  1. (historical) A midwife; one who helps women in childbirth with deliveries.
Derived terms
  • bakerhaai
  • bakerpraat

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

baker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bakeren
  2. imperative of bakeren

Anagrams

  • brake

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse bakari, from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz.

Noun

baker m (definite singular bakeren, indefinite plural bakere, definite plural bakerne)

  1. a baker (person who bakes professionally)
Related terms
  • bake
  • bakeri

See also

  • bakar (Nynorsk)

Etymology 2

Noun

baker m pl

  1. indefinite plural of bak

Etymology 3

Verb

baker

  1. present tense of bake

References

  • “baker” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • bakar

Verb

baker

  1. present of baka
  2. present of bake

Slovene

Etymology

Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian bàkar, from Ottoman Turkish باقیر(bakır), from Old Turkic bakır(bakır), from Proto-Turkic *bakɨr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bàːkər/

Noun

báker m inan

  1. copper (metal)

Inflection

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