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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bende, from Old French bende, from Frankish *bend, from Proto-Germanic *bandiz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to tie; bond, band). Cognate to English band.

NounEdit

bende f (plural bendes or benden, diminutive bendetje n)

  1. gang, squad
  2. mess as in: a disagreeable mixture of a large quantity of objects in disorder resulting from people misbehaving or animals stampeding.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From bent gij, by analogy of other -de verb contractions. The personal agreement is ungrammatical in standard Dutch, and is based on contamination with ben jij.

ContractionEdit

bende

  1. (Brabantian) Contraction of bent gij.
Usage notesEdit

The contraction is sometimes reinforced with an additional gij, giving bende gij.


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

bende f

  1. plural of benda

LojbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

In Lojbanized spelling.

PronunciationEdit

GismuEdit

bende (rafsi bed or be'e)

  1. crew; x1 is a crew/team/gang/squad/band of persons x2 directed/led by x3 organized for purpose x4

Derived termsEdit

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