Beet

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the same as Bett. A late and arbitrary “invention” according to some;[1] tracing back to an Old High German consonant alternation according to others.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Beet n (genitive Beetes or Beets, plural Beete)

  1. bed (for plants)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://woerterbuchnetz.de/DWB/?sigle=DWB&mode=Vernetzung&lemid=GB02236
  2. ^ Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

External links[edit]

  • Beet in Duden online