bjuda

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjóða, from Proto-Germanic *beudaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (to wake, rise up).

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Verb[edit]

bjuda

  1. to offer, give as a gift
  2. to invite
    Blev du bjuden till deras bröllop?
    Were you invited for their wedding?
  3. to bid (e.g. within an auction or similar)
  4. (archaic) to utter a wish for the benefit of someone
    Jag bjuder er härmed en fortsatt god afton
    I hereby wish you a continued pleasant afternoon
  5. (archaic) to order, to command; to issue a decree

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