bende

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bende, from Old French bende, from Frankish *bend, from Proto-Germanic *bandiz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to tie; bond, band). Cognate to English band.

Noun[edit]

bende f (plural bendes or benden, diminutive bendetje n)

  1. gang, squad
  2. mess as in: a disagreeable mixture of a large quantity of objects in disorder resulting from people misbehaving or animals stampeding.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From bent gij, by analogy of other -de verb contractions. The personal agreement is ungrammatical in standard Dutch, and is based on contamination with ben jij.

Contraction[edit]

bende

  1. (Brabantian) Contraction of bent gij.
Usage notes[edit]

The contraction is sometimes reinforced with an additional gij, giving bende gij.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bende f

  1. plural of benda

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

bende (rafsi bed or be'e)

  1. crew; x1 is a crew/team/gang/squad/band of persons x2 directed/led by x3 organized for purpose x4

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