Been

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon bēn, from Proto-Germanic *bainą. Cognate with German Bein, English bone. Compare the neuter noun sense "bones, skeleton" to the sense of the Gebein.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (in many dialects) IPA(key): /bɛɪ̯n/

Noun[edit]

Been n (plural Beener or Beenen)

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) leg

Noun[edit]

Been n

  1. (in some dialects) bone as a material
  2. (in some dialects) an indiscriminate number of bones : a skeleton or skeletons

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bein, from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Been n (plural Been)

  1. leg

Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon bēn, from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

Noun[edit]

Been

  1. leg