beo

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See also: BEO, béo, beò, and beó

Breton[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beo

  1. Obsolete spelling of bev

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish béo (living, quick; alive; a living being; an immortal), from Proto-Celtic *biwos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeyh₃- (to live). Compare Welsh byw.

Adjective[edit]

beo (comparative beo or beocha)

  1. alive
  2. active
  3. lively
  4. (broadcasting) live
  5. live (being in a state of ignition; burning)
    Synonym: dearg
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

beo

  1. (in a negative sentence) for the life of one
    Níl a fhios agam beo.
    I don’t know for the life of me

Noun[edit]

beo m (genitive singular beo, nominative plural beo)

  1. living thing
  2. life
  3. livelihood
  4. quick (sensitive flesh)
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • beatha f (life; biography; living, livelihood; food, sustenance)

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. present subjunctive analytic of beoigh (animate, enliven, freshen, liven (up), refresh, vitalise, perk up)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

beo m (genitive singular beo, nominative plural beonna)

  1. Alternative form of breo (brand, torch; glow)
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beo bheo mbeo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "beo" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • béo” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “beo” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “beo” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dweos, from earlier *dwejos, from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favor, revere). Related to bene (well) (from *dwe-nēd) and bonus (good) (from *dwe-nos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

beō (present infinitive beāre, perfect active beāvī, supine beātum); first conjugation

  1. I bless
  2. I gladden
  3. I enrich (with)

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of beo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present beō beās beat beāmus beātis beant
imperfect beābam beābās beābat beābāmus beābātis beābant
future beābō beābis beābit beābimus beābitis beābunt
perfect beāvī beāvistī beāvit beāvimus beāvistis beāvērunt, beāvēre
pluperfect beāveram beāverās beāverat beāverāmus beāverātis beāverant
future perfect beāverō beāveris beāverit beāverimus beāveritis beāverint
passive present beor beāris, beāre beātur beāmur beāminī beantur
imperfect beābar beābāris, beābāre beābātur beābāmur beābāminī beābantur
future beābor beāberis, beābere beābitur beābimur beābiminī beābuntur
perfect beātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect beātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect beātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present beem beēs beet beēmus beētis beent
imperfect beārem beārēs beāret beārēmus beārētis beārent
perfect beāverim beāverīs beāverit beāverīmus beāverītis beāverint
pluperfect beāvissem beāvissēs beāvisset beāvissēmus beāvissētis beāvissent
passive present beer beēris, beēre beētur beēmur beēminī beentur
imperfect beārer beārēris, beārēre beārētur beārēmur beārēminī beārentur
perfect beātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect beātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present beā beāte
future beātō beātō beātōte beantō
passive present beāre beāminī
future beātor beātor beantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives beāre beāvisse beātūrus esse beārī beātus esse beātum īrī
participles beāns beātūrus beātus beandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
beāre beandī beandō beandum beātum beātū

References[edit]

  • beo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • beo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *biumi (am), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew- (to become, be).

Verb[edit]

bēo

  1. inflection of bēon:
    1. first-person singular indicative and subjunctive
    2. second-person and third-person singular subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-. Cognate with Old Frisian (West Frisian bij), Old Saxon bīa (Middle Low German bīe), Dutch bij, Old High German bīa, bini (German Biene, dialectal Beie), Old Norse (Danish and Swedish bi). The Indo-European root is also the source of Lithuanian bìtė, Latvian bite, Proto-Slavic *bьčela (Old Church Slavonic бьчєла (bĭčela), Russian пчела (pčela)), Proto-Celtic *beko- (Old Irish bech, Irish beach).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bēo f (nominative plural bēon)

  1. bee
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
See also[edit]

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

beo

  1. Alternative form of béo

Mutation[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bȅo (definite bȇlī, comparative bèljī, Cyrillic spelling бе̏о)

  1. white
  2. blank
  3. blanched

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Serbo-Croatian · boje / боје (layout · text)
     bijel, beo
бијел, бео
     siv, sinji
сив, сињи
     crn
црн
     smeđ, braon
смеђ, браон
             ružičast, roza
ружичаст, роза
             crven, rumen
црвен, румен
             narandžast, narančast
наранџаст, наранчаст
             žut
жут ; žut
жут
             zelen
зелен
             zelen
зелен
                          tirkizan (cijan)
тиркизан (цијан) ; tirkizan
тиркизан
             plav
плав
             modar
модар
             ljubičast
љубичаст ; modar (indigo)
модар (индиго)
             ljubičast (magenta)
љубичаст (магента) ; ljubičast
љубичаст

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Proto-Vietic *pɛːw (leopard), from Middle Chinese (MC pˠauH, “leopard”). Doublet of báo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) beo (, 𧲼, 𧴋)

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) Synonym of báo (a leopard, a jaguar or a cheetah)