See also: bild

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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German bilidi. The vocalism -i- is regular due to the originally open syllable. The variant Beld may be from an early contraction or due to analogy with words with original -ld, such as weld ‎(wild).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Bild n ‎(plural Bilder or Biller, diminutive Bildche)

  1. (most dialects) image; picture; painting; photo

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural Bilder is predominant in Ripuarian, the plural Biller in Moselle Franconian.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bilde, from Old High German bilidi, biladi, from Proto-Germanic *biliþją or *bilaþją. Further origin uncertain. Cognate with Dutch beeld, Old English biliþe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Bild n ‎(genitive Bildes or Bilds, plural Bilder, diminutive Bildchen n)

  1. image; picture; painting; photo (optical representation of something)
  2. image (idea or mental concept of something)
  3. (computing) image

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

External linksEdit

  • Bild in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

NounEdit

Bild n ‎(plural Biller)

  1. picture, image

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