benemen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch benemen, from Old Dutch *bineman (to take away), from Proto-Germanic *binemaną (to take), equivalent to be- +‎ nemen. Cognate with Old Saxon biniman (to take away), Old Frisian binima (to take away), German benehmen (to take away), English benim. More at benim.

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VerbEdit

benemen (past singular benam, past participle benomen)

  1. To take away; snatch
  2. To purloin; rob; steal, filch, swipe

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 01:37