béo

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From from Proto-Celtic *biwos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Compare Welsh byw.

Adjective[edit]

béo

  1. alive
  2. living
Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

béo m

  1. being
  2. creature

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

béo (absolute), ·béo (conjunct)

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive absolute and conjunct of at·tá

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

béo

  1. first-person singular preterite absolute of benaid

Mutation[edit]

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("fatty")

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

béo

  1. fat, greasy

Derived terms[edit]