Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 13:28

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From from Proto-Celtic *biwos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Compare Welsh byw.

AdjectiveEdit

béo

  1. alive
  2. living
DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

béo m

  1. being
  2. creature

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

béo (absolute), ·béo (conjunct)

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive absolute and conjunct of at·tá

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
béo béo
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbéo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("fatty")

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɓɛw˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɓɛw˩ˀ˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɓɛw˦ˀ˥/

AdjectiveEdit

béo

  1. fat, greasy

Derived termsEdit