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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bet, bette, petti, from Old High German betti (bed, flower-bed), from Proto-Germanic *badją. Doublet of Bett. A late and arbitrary “invention” according to some;[1] tracing back to an Old High German consonant alternation according to others.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Beet n (genitive Beetes or Beets, plural Beete)

  1. bed (for plants)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: bed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://woerterbuchnetz.de/DWB/?sigle=DWB&mode=Vernetzung&lemid=GB02236
  2. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • Beet in Duden online

PlautdietschEdit

NounEdit

Beet f (plural Beete)

  1. beet