betest

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

betest

  1. inflection of beten:
    1. second-person singular present
    2. second-person singular subjunctive I

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *batistaz, superlative of *bataz. Compare Old Frisian betsta, Old Saxon betst, best, Old High German bezzisto, Old Norse beztr, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍄𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 (batists).

Adjective[edit]

betest (positive gōd)

  1. best

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: beste, betst, bettst, bezst
    • English: best
    • Scots: best