bete

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See also: Bete, bète, and bête

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bete

  1. Obsolete spelling of beat
  2. Obsolete spelling of beet

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete

  1. plural of beet

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Basque *bete.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bete/, [be̞.t̪e̞]

Verb[edit]

bete (present participle betetzen, future participle beteko, short form bete, verbal noun betetze)

  1. to fill
  2. to satisfy
  3. to fulfill, carry out
  4. to fill in, fill out
  5. to expire, run out, exhaust (time)

Further reading[edit]

  • bete in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bete” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

bete

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of bijten

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bete

  1. inflection of beten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative
    3. first/third-person singular subjunctive I

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete f

  1. plural of beta

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

bēte

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of bētō

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *biti, from Proto-Germanic *bitiz.

Noun[edit]

bēte f

  1. bite

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: beet
  • Limburgish: beet

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete m

  1. beetroot (Beta vulgaris)
  2. bit; a portion of something.
  3. crossbeam, particularly in a cross frame timber structure.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete m

  1. beetroot (Beta vulgaris)
  2. bit; a portion of something
  3. crossbeam, particularly in a cross frame timber structure

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bete

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive relative of is

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bete

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of betar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of betar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of betar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of betar

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bete f pl or n pl

  1. feminine/neuter plural of beat

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse beita (food, bait).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete n

  1. bait
  2. what an animal eats when grazing
Declension[edit]
Declension of bete 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bete betet beten betena
Genitive betes betets betens betenas
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to bita (to bite). Also see Icelandic biti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete c

  1. tusk
Declension[edit]
Declension of bete 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bete beten betar betarna
Genitive betes betens betars betarnas
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

be- +‎ te (appear)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bete (present beter, preterite betedde, supine betett, imperative bete)

  1. (reflexive) to behave (oneself)
    Han beter sig väl
    He's behaving well
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Ternate[edit]

bete

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bete (Jawi بيتي‎)

  1. eddoe (Colocasia antiquorum)

References[edit]

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh