בײַ

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Yiddish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (by, at) (compare German bei), from Proto-Germanic *bi (compare English by), from the second syllable of Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi (round about, around).

Preposition[edit]

בײַ (bay) (contracted dem-form בײַם (baym))

  1. at, beside, near, by
  2. with
  3. chez, at the house of
  4. on (the person of)
  5. in the mind of
  6. about, around
  7. on