Bete

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See also: bete, bète, and bête

German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German bēte, ultimately from Latin beta, also the source of English beet.

Noun[edit]

Bete f (genitive Bete, plural Beten)

  1. beet; chiefly in Rote Bete
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bete, from Old High German beta, from Proto-Germanic *bedō.

Noun[edit]

Bete f (genitive Bete, plural Beten)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of Bitte (plea, request)
  2. (obsolete) Alternative form of Bede (kind of historic tax)

Further reading[edit]

  • Bete” in Duden online