See also: bèu and beü

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bibō. Compare Romanian bea, beau.

VerbEdit

beu (third-person present singular indicative bia, past participle biute)

  1. I drink

Related termsEdit


BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bos.

NounEdit

beu m (plural beus)

  1. beef

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

beu

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of beure
  2. second-person singular imperative form of beure

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bøː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: beu
  • Rhymes: -øː

AdjectiveEdit

beu

  1. fed up, having had enough

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

beu

  1. (obsolete, of eating or drinking) to satiety

EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

beu

  1. jussive of bei

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of beuhère, verlan form of herbe (grass).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

beu f (plural beus)

  1. (verlan) marijuana, weed
    • 2005, Frédéric Beigbeder, L'égoïste romantique[1], →ISBN:
      Quand il fume de la beu, Ludo devient un sage homme. Chaque fois que je lui pose une question essentielle, il se met à préparer un joint.
      When he smokes pot, Ludo becomes a wise man. Each time I ask him an existential question, he begins preparing a joint.
    • 2009, Richard Price, Souvenez-vous de moi[2], →ISBN:
      Quand le chauffeur, un Blanc costaud aux cheveux en brosse, une boîte KFC sur les cuisses, fit descendre sa vitre, l'odeur de la beu sortit en volutes comme la vapeur d'un sauna. Lugo recula d'un pas en agitant l'air de la main.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

beu

  1. Alternative form of beau

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • beü (diaereses not universally used in transcriptions of Old French)

VerbEdit

beu

  1. past participle of boivre

Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

beu

  1. Alternative spelling of béo

MutationEdit

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