bea

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See also: Bea, BEA, béa, and be'a

Aloápam Zapotec[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea

  1. cloud

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea

  1. absolutive singular of be

Bughotu[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea

  1. water
  2. juice
  3. liquid

References[edit]

  • W. Ivens, Bugotu-English/English-Bugotu Concise Dictionary (1998)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bea, from Javanese ꦧꦺꦪ (béya), from Old Javanese ꦧꦺꦪ (béya), from Sanskrit व्यय (vyaya). Doublet of biaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bea/
  • Hyphenation: béa

Noun[edit]

béa (plural bea-bea, first-person possessive beaku, second-person possessive beamu, third-person possessive beanya)

  1. tax, custom duty.
    Synonyms: cukai, pajak
    1. (law, government) customs: the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods.
  2. expense
    Synonyms: biaya, ongkos

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Descendants[edit]

  • Min Nan: 傌仔 (bé-á)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salmon Claudine. Malay (and Javanese) Loan-words in Chinese as a Mirror of Cultural Exchanges. In: Archipel, volume 78, 2009. pp. 181-208

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bea

  1. inflection of beare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

beā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of beō

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Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea

  1. Taxes, toll, dues.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish betha, from Old Irish bethu (life, existence), from Proto-Celtic *biwotūts, from *biwos from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. life

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bea vea mea
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [be̯a]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

a bea (third-person singular present bea, past participle băut2nd conj.

  1. to drink

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of bearnaisesås, itself from French béarnaise + sås.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea c

  1. (cooking, colloquial) béarnaise sauce
    Synonym: bearnaisesås

Declension[edit]

Declension of bea 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bea bean
Genitive beas beans

Tabo[edit]

Noun[edit]

bea

  1. water

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing G. Reesink Languages of the Aramia River Area (1976), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics No. 19, and S. A. Wurm, The Kiwaian Language Family (1973), pages 217-224, in The Linguistic Situation in the Gulf District and Adjacent Area, Papua New Guinea (K. J. Franklin, editor)

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French biau, from Latin bellus.

Adjective[edit]

bea (feminine bele)

  1. beautiful; handsome; attractive; pretty