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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bilden, from Old High German biladōn or pilidōn, derived from the root of Bild. Cognate with Dutch beelden and Swedish bilda.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪldən/, [ˈbɪldn̩]
    (file)

VerbEdit

bilden (third-person singular simple present bildet, past tense bildete, past participle gebildet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to form, to train
  2. (reflexive) to educate oneself

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bilden, from Old High German bilidōn.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bilden (third-person singular present bilt, past participle gebilt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to form, to compose

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive bilden
participle gebilt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular bilden
2nd singular bilts bilt
3rd singular bilt
1st plural bilden
2nd plural bilt bilt
3rd plural bilden
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English byldan, from Proto-Germanic *buþlijaną.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiːldən/
  • (SW England) IPA(key): /ˈbyːldən/

VerbEdit

bilden

  1. To lodge; to stay, to reside.
  2. To make, start, or begin:
    1. To erect, build, create (a structure or building)
    2. To establish, begin, create (an organisation)
  3. To solidify, improve or promote welfare and religion.
  4. To furnish; to supply quarters with necessities.
Usage notesEdit

bilden is rarely found outside Southwestern Middle English before well into the 14th century.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English byldan (to embolden).

VerbEdit

bilden

  1. Alternative form of belden

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

bilden

  1. definite singular of bild