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Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German bītan, from Proto-Germanic *bīdaną (to wait, await), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéydʰeti (to trust). Cognate with German beiten, English bide, Icelandic bíða, Danish bie, Gothic 𐌱𐌴𐌹𐌳𐌰𐌽 (beidan).

VerbEdit

beite

  1. (Uri) to wait

ReferencesEdit

  • “beite” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 28.: "bæıtte, warten, ahd. beiten"

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally the verbal of necessity of (to be) (compare Old Irish buithi).

AdjectiveEdit

beite

  1. (literary) right, proper

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

beite

  1. Alternative form of bayte

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse beiti (noun) and beita (verb).

NounEdit

beite n (definite singular beitet, indefinite plural beiter, definite plural beita or beitene)

  1. pasture (land used for grazing by animals)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

beite (imperative beit, present tense beiter, passive beites, simple past and past participle beita or beitet, present participle beitende)

  1. (of animals) to graze

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse beiti.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

beite n (definite singular beitet, indefinite plural beite, definite plural beita)

  1. pasture; land area, cultivated or not, where animals may feed on the vegetation
    Har du dyra dine på beite no?
    Are your animals in the pasture now?

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

beite (present tense beitar/beiter, past tense beita/beitte, past participle beita/beitt, passive infinitive beitast, present participle beitande, imperative beite/beit)

  1. Alternative form of beita

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Old IrishEdit

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

beite

  1. dative singular of beit