DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bieten

  1. Plural form of biet

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German biotan, from Proto-West Germanic *beudan, from Proto-Germanic *beudaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (be awake, aware).

Compare Low German beden, Dutch bieden, English bid, bede, Danish byde, Swedish bjuda.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

bieten (class 2 strong, third-person singular present bietet, past tense bot, past participle geboten, past subjunctive böte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to offer; to present
  2. (transitive or intransitive) to bid; to offer to pay a certain price
  3. (reflexive, of an opportunity) to arise; to occur

ConjugationEdit

  • In early modern German, the 2nd and 3rd persons singular present and the imperative singular were alternatively du beutst, er beut, beut!

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bieten” in Duden online
  • bieten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German bîten, from Old Saxon bītan.

Compare Dutch bijten, West Frisian bite, German beißen, English bite, Danish bide, Swedish bita.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bieten (third-person singular simple present bitt, past tense beet, past participle beten, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to bite

ConjugationEdit