Bestand

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See also: bestand and bestånd

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bestant, equivalent to be- +‎ Stand. Cognate with Dutch bestand, German Low German Bestahn, Bestand, West Frisian bestân.

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Bestand m (genitive Bestands or Bestandes, plural Bestände)

  1. stock, inventory
  2. portfolio
  3. population
  4. durable existence, persistence; duration; continuance

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bestand m (plural Bestänn)

  1. stock, supply