bokken etymology

Dutch word bokken comes from Dutch bok, Dutch -en

Detailed word origin of bokken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
-en Dutch (nld) Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives. The stem of the word itself does not change. A suffix present on certain adverbs. Forms adjectives that indicate the substance from which something is made. The ending of the plural forms of verbs, in both present and past tense. The ending of the past participle of strong verbs. This can also function as an adjective. Ending of the infinitive form of [...]
bokken Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to react to opposition or adversity grumpily and capriciously, like a crossed spoiled child. (intransitive, uncommon) to buck, said of a quadruped, e.g. a horse: to leap upward while arching its back.

Words with the same origin as bokken

Descendants of bok
capriool keper
Descendants of -en
ballen bemanning benen beveiliging boeken bomen genoegen gouden papieren plaatsen sporen starten stemmen veranderen verandering verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verpesten verplaatsen verstoppen vertrouwen verwijderen wassen