bec

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See also: bëc, beç, Beč, and BEC

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin beccus ‎(beak), from Gaulish *beccos.

Noun[edit]

bec m ‎(plural becs)

  1. beak, bill

Verb[edit]

bec

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of beure

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin beccus ‎(beak), from Gaulish *beccos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bec m ‎(plural becs)

  1. (anatomy) beak, bill (of bird)
  2. (colloquial, Belgium, Quebec, Switzerland) kiss
    Elle m'a fait un bec en partant.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin beccus ‎(beak), from Gaulish *beccos.

Noun[edit]

bec m ‎(plural becs)

  1. beak
  2. bill

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bēċ

  1. genitive singular of bōc
  2. dative singular of bōc
  3. nominative plural of bōc
  4. accusative plural of bōc

Old Irish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

bec ‎(genitive masculine singular bic, comparative lugu)

  1. small

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bec bec
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbec
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bec.

Noun[edit]

bec n (plural becuri)

  1. lightbulb

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