beo

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See also: béo and beò

Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beo

  1. obsolete spelling of bev

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beo

  1. alive
  2. active
  3. lively
  4. live (broadcast)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • díbheo (lifeless, listless, moribund)

Noun[edit]

beo m (genitive beo, nominative plural beo)

  1. living thing
  2. life
  3. livelihood
  4. quick (sensitive flesh)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. present subjunctive analytic of beoigh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beo bheo mbeo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dweō, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere). Related to bene (well) (from *dw-enēd) and bonus (good) (from *dw-enos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active beō, present infinitive beāre, perfect active beāvī, supine beātum

  1. I bless
  2. I gladden
  3. I enrich (with)

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *biumi (am), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- (to become, be).

Verb[edit]

bēo

  1. first-person singular active of bēon
  2. first-person singular subjunctive of bēon
  3. second-person singular subjunctive of bēon
  4. third-person singular subjunctive of bēon
  5. singular imperative of bēon

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-. Germanic cognates include Old Frisian (West Frisian bij), Old Saxon bīa (Middle Low German bīe), Dutch bij, Old High German bīa, bini (German Biene, dialectal Beie), Old Norse (Danish and Swedish bi). The Indo-European root is also the source of Lithuanian bìtė, Latvian bite, Proto-Slavic *bьčela (Old Church Slavonic бьчєла (bĭčela), Russian пчела (pčela)), Celtic *beko- (Old Irish bech, Irish beach).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bēo f (nominative plural bēon)

  1. bee
Derived terms[edit]
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Descendants[edit]

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. Alternative form of béo

Mutation[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bȅo (definite bȇlī, comparative bèljī, Cyrillic spelling бе̑о)

  1. white
  2. blank
  3. blanched

Declension[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

beo

  1. Any big cat with spotted coat, such as leopard, panther, jaguar or cheetah.