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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bedde (plural beddes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of bed

Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German *bedōn, northern variant of betōn. Cognate to German beten (to pray). The verb at hand in German bitten (to ask, beg) does not exist in Central Fanconian.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bedde (third-person singular present bett, past participle jebett or jebedde)

  1. (Ripuarian, transitive or intransitive, with öm) to ask for something; to beg
    Woröm häs de net jemat, wo ich dich dröm jebett hatt?
    Why haven’t you done what I’d asked you for?
    Wat enem andere jehürt, ka’ mer sich net esu nemme, do moss mer dröm bedde!
    One can’t just take what’s someone else’s, one must ask for it.
  2. (Ripuarian, intransitive or transitive) to pray
    Dot Ühr vür em Äße bedde?
    Do you pray before meals?
    Ich hann en Kääz opjestallt on ene Rusekranz jebett.
    I’ve lit a candle and prayed a rosary.

Usage notesEdit

  • The original past participle is weak jebett. The strong form jebedde is a variant formed on the model of German gebeten.

Derived termsEdit


Dutch Low SaxonEdit

NounEdit

bedde n (plural bedden)

  1. bed

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch bedde, from Proto-Germanic *badją.

NounEdit

bedde n

  1. bed
  2. bedding, mattress, pillow

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bedde”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bedde”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

bedde

  1. (nonstandard) past tense of be.
    Synonym: bad (standard)