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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), Norwegian Bokmål baker (baker), Swedish bagare (baker), Icelandic bakari (baker).

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪkə(ɹ)

baker (plural bakers)

  1. A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
  2. A portable oven for baking.
  3. An apple suitable for baking.
  • (person who bakes): baxter (obsolete, Britain, Scotland), dougher (obsolete)
  • Wikipedia article on bakers
  • Abrek, Brake, barke, brake, break
  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.kər/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ker
  • Rhymes: -aːkər

Short for bakermoeder.

baker f (plural bakers, diminutive bakertje n)

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

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.


  1. inflection of bakeren:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative
  • brake


  1. bone

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

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

  1. a baker (person who bakes professionally)
  • bake
  • bakeri
  • bakar (Nynorsk)

baker m pl

  1. indefinite plural of bak


  1. present tense of bake
  • “baker” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • bakar


  1. present of baka
  2. present of bake

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

  • IPA(key): /bàːkər/

bákər m inan

  1. copper (metal)
  • baker”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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