bie

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See also: biē, bié, biě, and biè

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dialectal bjej, from Proto-Albanian *bera, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- ‘to strike’ (compare Old English berian, Latin ferīre).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie (first-person singular past tense rashë, participle rënë)

  1. to fall
  2. to beat
  3. to strike
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From *bier, from Proto-Albanian *berja, from *bʰér-io-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰére- (cf. English bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie (first-person singular past tense prura, participle prurë)

  1. to bring
Conjugation[edit]
See also[edit]

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bíða, from Proto-Germanic *bīdaną (to wait, await).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biːə/, [ˈb̥iːə]

Verb[edit]

bie (imperative bi, infinitive at bie, present tense bier, past tense biede, past participle har biet)

  1. (dated) stay, wait

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with German bei

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

bie

  1. at (+dative)

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with English bee

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bie f

  1. bee
Inflection[edit]
Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative bie bieje bieke biekes
Genitive bie bieje biekes biekes
Locative biejes biejeser biejeske biejeskes
Dative* - - - -
Accusative* bie - - -
  • The dative and accusative are obsolete nowadays, use the nominative instead.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bie

  1. Nonstandard spelling of biē.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bié.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of biě.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of biè.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-.

Noun[edit]

bie f, m (definite singular bia/bien; indefinite plural bier; definite plural biene)

  1. bee
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie (present tense bier; past tense and past participle bia or biet) or bie (present tense bier; past tense bidde; past participle bidd)

  1. (archaic) to wait

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie

  1. second-person singular future absolute of at·tá