See also: beo, BEO, beò, and be'o

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From from Proto-Celtic *biwos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós(alive), from *gʷeyh₃-(to live). Compare Welsh byw.

AdjectiveEdit

béo

  1. alive
  2. living
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

béo m

  1. being
  2. creature
InflectionEdit
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

béo (absolute), ·béo (conjunct)

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive absolute and conjunct of at·tá

VerbEdit

béo

  1. first-person singular preterite absolute of benaid

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
béo béo
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbéo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • béo” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“fatty”)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

béo

  1. fat, greasy

Derived termsEdit