CatalanEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter B.
  2. (music) bemol, the sign
    Coordinate terms: kereszt, kettős kereszt, kettős bé, feloldójel
    Hypernym: módosítójel
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative bék
accusative bét béket
dative bének béknek
instrumental bével békkel
causal-final béért békért
translative bévé békké
terminative béig békig
essive-formal béként békként
essive-modal
inessive bében békben
superessive bén béken
adessive bénél béknél
illative bébe békbe
sublative bére békre
allative béhez békhez
elative béből békből
delative béről békről
ablative bétől béktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
béé béké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
bééi békéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bém béim
2nd person sing. béd béid
3rd person sing. béje béi
1st person plural bénk béink
2nd person plural bétek béitek
3rd person plural béjük béik
Derived termsEdit
Expressions

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

  1. (poetic or dialectal) Alternative form of be (in)
Derived termsEdit
  • bé- (verbal prefix, alternative form of be-)

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • (letter name): (1): b in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (adverb): in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 n (genitive singular bés, nominative plural )

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

DeclensionEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 f (genitive singular , nominative plural béithe)

  1. (literary) woman, maiden
    1. beautiful woman
  2. muse (inspiration for artist)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bhé mbé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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
    Synonyms: banscál, ben, frac
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Irish:

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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.

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. (onomatopoeia) baa (cry of sheep)

RomagnolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bibō, bibere.

VerbEdit

  1. to drink

TetumEdit

NounEdit

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

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Chinese (*N-peʔ) (B-S) (SV: ti, ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(𡮣, 𡭬, 𡮤)

  1. small; little; tiny
    Synonym: nhỏ
  2. little; very young
    hồi béwhen 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