би

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Archi[edit]

Noun[edit]

би (bi).

  1. blood

Avar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Udi пӏи (ṗi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

би (bi) II/III (ergative биялъ/бидуца); second/third declension.

  1. blood

Declension[edit]

Second- or third-declension noun.

Case Singularis Pluralis
Nominative/absolutive би биял
Ergative биялъ
бидуца
бияз
Genitive биялъул
бидул
биязул
Dative биялъе
бидуе
биязе
Locative I биялда
бидуда
биязда
биялъухъ
бидухъ
биязухъ
IӀӀ биялъулъ
бидулъ
биязулъ
IV биялъукь
бидукь
биязукь
V
Allative I биялде
бидуде
биязде
биялъухъе
бидухъе
биязухъе
IӀӀ биялъулъе
бидулъе
биязулъе
IV биялъукье
бидукье
биязукье
V
Ablative I биялдаса
бидудаса
бияздаса
биялъухъа
бидухъа
биязухъа
IӀӀ биялъулъа
бидулъа
биязулъа
IV биялъукьа
бидукьа
биязукьа
V
Translative I биялдасан
бидудасан
бияздасан
биялъухъан
бидухъан
биязухъан
IӀӀ биялъулъан
бидулъан
биязулъан
IV биялъукьан
бидукьан
биязукьан
V

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

би (bi)

  1. second-person singular aorist indicative of бъ́да (bǎ́da)
  2. third-person singular aorist indicative of бъ́да (bǎ́da)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

би (bi)

  1. second-person singular aorist indicative of би́я (bíja)
  2. third-person singular aorist indicative of би́я (bíja)

Buryat[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *b-i (*b- for first person and *-i for singularity). Cognate with Khamnigan Mongol би (bi), Kalmyk би (bi), Mongolian би (bi), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. (first-person singular) I

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Even[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  1. From Proto-Tungusic *bi, compare Udihe би (bi) and Manchu ᠪᡳ (bi).
  2. Compare also Mongolian би (bi), from Proto-Mongolic *bi.

Pronoun[edit]

би (ʙi)

  1. I

Evenki[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. I (personal pronoun)

Forest Enets[edit]

Noun[edit]

би

  1. water

References[edit]

  • И. П Сорокина, Д. С Болина, Энецкие тексты (2005), page 225

Kalmyk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Written Oirat ᡋᡅ (bi), from Proto-Mongolic *b-i (*b- for first person and *-i for singularity). Cognate with Mongolian би (bi), Buryat би (bi), etc.

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. (first-person singular) I

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Khamnigan Mongol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mongolic *b-i (*b- for first person and *-i for singularity). Cognate with Buryat би (bi), Mongolian би (bi), Kalmyk би (bi), etc.

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. (first-person singular) I

Komi-Permyak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Permic word. Maybe related to the Finnic and Samic words meaning sun, compare Estonian päev, Finnish päivä and Northern Sami beaivi.

Noun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. fire

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bi]
  • (file)

Particle[edit]

би (bi)

  1. A verbal particle used to render the conditional mood.
    Тие би јаделе.
    Tie bi jadele.
    They would eat.

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian ᠪᠢ (bi), from Middle Mongolian ᠪᠢ (bi), from Proto-Mongolic *b-i (*b- for first person and *-i for singularity). Cognate with Buryat би (bi), Kalmyk би (bi), Dongxiang bi, etc.

Possibly related somehow with Proto-Turkic *ben and Proto-Tungusic *bi; compare Turkish ben, Evenki би (bi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi) (Mongolian spelling ᠪᠢ (bi))

  1. (first-person singular) I

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bi

Verb[edit]

би (bi)

  1. second-person singular conditional of бꙑти (byti)
    Synonym: бꙑ (by)
    • ⰱⰹ (line 18, leaf 65.5)”, in Psalterium Sinaiticum (in Old Church Slavonic), 1050±50, page ps. 50:18
      Ⱑⰽⱁ ⰰⱋⰵ ⰱⰹ ⰲⱐⱄⱈⱁⱅⱑⰾⱏ ⰶⱃⱏⱅⰲⱑ ⰴⰰⰾⱏ ⰱⰹⰿⱏ ⱆⰱⱁ
      Ěko ašte bi vĭsxotělŭ žrŭtvě dalŭ bimŭ ubo
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. third-person singular conditional of бꙑти (byti)
    Synonym: бꙑ (by)
    • ⰱⰻ (line 12, leaf 124)”, in Psalterium Sinaiticum (in Old Church Slavonic), 1050±50, page ps. 93:17
      Ⱑⰽⱁ ⰰⱎⱅⰵ ⱀⰵ ⰱⰹ ⰳ꙯ⱐ ⱂⱁⰿⱁⰳⰾⱏ ⰿⱀⱑ㇃⠉ ⰲⱏⰿⰰⰾⱑ ⰲⱏⱄⰵⰾⰹⰾⰰ ⱄⱗ ⰱⰻ ⰲⱏ ⰰⰴⱏ ⰴ꙯ⱎⰰ ⰿⱁⱑ㇃⠉
      Ěko ašte ne bi g꙯ĭ pomoglŭ mně㇃⠉ vŭmalě vŭselila sję bi vŭ adŭ d꙯ša moě㇃⠉
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • Сава, editor (1050±50), “би (line -1, leaf 61)”, in Sava's book (in Old Church Slavonic), page Lk:12:39
      ꙗко аще би вѣдѣлъ гн꙯ъ храминѣ
      jako ašte bi vědělŭ gn꙯ŭ xramině
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antoine Meillet (1902), “VII. Participe en -lo-”, in Études sur l'étymologie & le vocabulaire du vieux slave (in French), Paris: Librairie Émile Bouillon, page 95
  2. ^ Karl Meyer (1935), “би”, in Altkirchenslavisch-griechisches Wörterbuch des Codex Suprasliensis (in German), Glückstadt, Hamburg: Verlag J. J. Augustin, page 22
  3. ^ Koch, Christoph (1990), “§ 66 Konj. I.1b, 24)”, in Das morphologische System des altkirchenslavischen Verbums (in German), Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, page 719

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English B.

Noun[edit]

би (bin inan (indeclinable)

  1. (English letter) B, b

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of бисексуа́л (bisɛksuál) or бисексуа́лка (bisɛksuálka).

Noun[edit]

би (bim anim or f anim (indeclinable)

  1. (colloquial) a bi person (someone who is bisexual)
    Вы гетеро? — Я би!Vy getero? — Ja bi!Are you hetero? — I'm bi!

Udihe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. I (personal pronoun)

Ulch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

би (bi)

  1. I (personal pronoun)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

би (by)

  1. would, expresses a conditional statement (following a consonent)

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