bedecken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German *bidecchen, from Proto-Germanic *biþakjaną, equivalent to be- +‎ decken. Cognate with Dutch bedekken, English bethatch, Swedish betäcka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈdɛkən/
  • Hyphenation: be‧de‧cken

Verb[edit]

bedecken (third-person singular simple present bedeckt, past tense bedeckte, past participle bedeckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to cover
  2. (gamekeeping) to make mate

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch bithekken. Equivalent to be- +‎ decken.

Verb[edit]

bedecken

  1. to cover
  2. to hide, to conceal
  3. to keep secret

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

  • bedecken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bedecken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929