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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoeia expressing disgust.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛː/, [b̥ɛːˀ]

Noun[edit]

 n (singular definite bæet, not used in plural form)

  1. poop, faeces, crap (See Thesaurus:feces)

Noun[edit]

 c (singular definite bæen, plural indefinite bæer)

  1. turd (a piece of excrement)

Inflection[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English bye.

Interjection[edit]

  1. (informal) bye, goodbye

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

is a relatively informal greeting, but very common. Bless or vertu sæll should be used in more formal situations.

The use of and (corresponding to English hi and bye) was commonly frowned upon by older speakers well into the 2000s.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

  1. inflection of bær:
    1. indefinite accusative singular
    2. indefinite dative singular

Ligurian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (plural )

  1. (zoology) lamb
  2. (onomatopoeia) The characteristic cry or bleating of a sheep; baa

See also[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative (lydord)

Interjection[edit]

  1. baa (bleat of a sheep)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative (lydord)

Interjection[edit]

  1. baa (bleat of a sheep)

References[edit]