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EtymologyEdit

From Latin bene.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

  1. well

Usage notesEdit

The form ben is used when it precedes the adjective, adverb or verb form that it modifies, and is used in all other cases.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

 m (plural béns)

  1. good

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. baa (the cry of a sheep)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

 n

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 m (plural bés)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbeː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation:

AdverbEdit

  1. (poetic) in, poetic variant of be

NounEdit

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 n (genitive singular bés, nominative plural )

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.

DeclensionEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 f (genitive singular , nominative plural béithe)

  1. (literary) woman, maiden
    choillenymph
    1. beautiful woman
  2. muse (inspiration for artist)
  3. (Greek mythology) a Muse
    Na naoi mBéitheThe nine muses
DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to buy; to purchase”).
(This character, , is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *ben, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn (woman).

NounEdit

 f

  1. (poetic) woman
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Irish:

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

·bé

  1. second/third-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of at·tá

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization

pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. (onomatopoeia) baa (cry of sheep)

RomagnolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bibo, bibere.

VerbEdit

  1. to drink

TetumEdit

NounEdit

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(𡮣, 𡭬, 𡮤)

  1. small; little; tiny
    Synonym: nhỏ
  2. little; very young
    hồi bé
    when I/he/she/we was/were little

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

NounEdit

  1. Short for em bé (baby).

PronounEdit

  1. you, little child
  2. (informal) you, young person
  3. (informal) you, young girl

See alsoEdit