Old English 
From Proto-Germanic *beudaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ-. Germanic cognates include Old Frisian biada, Old Saxon biodan, Dutch bieden, Old High German biotan (German bieten), Old Norse bjóða (Danish byde, Swedish bjuda ‘command, show’), Gothic *𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 (biudan) (attested in compounds). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek πευθεσθαι (peuthesthai) ‘ask for’, Sanskrit बोधयित ‘wake’, Old Church Slavonic бъдети (Russian будить ‘wake’), Lithuanian budeti ‘awake’.
- IPA: /ˈbeːodɑn/
bēodan (strong class II)
- to offer, give
- Hafa arna þanc ðara, ðe ðu unc bude. Thanks for the kindnesses which you offered us as host.
- to proclaim, announce
- Geacas gear budon. Cuckoos announced the year.