beeld

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English beeld, beld, belde, from Old English byldo, bieldu (boldness). More at bield.

Noun[edit]

beeld (plural beelds)

  1. Alternative form of beild
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Dutch beeld (image).

Noun[edit]

beeld (plural beelds)

  1. (UK dialectal, Scotland) An image.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch beeld.

Noun[edit]

beeld (plural beelde)

  1. image, picture

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch beelde, bilde, from Old Dutch bilithi, from Proto-Germanic *biliþją (picture, image).

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Noun[edit]

beeld n (plural beelden, diminutive beeldje n)

  1. image
    Het beeld van deze televisie is heel slecht. — This television's image is very bad.
  2. sculpture
  3. impression, idea
    Het beeld dat je van hem hebt, klopt niet. — The impression you have of him is incorrect.

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