bety

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German be- + tyde

Verb[edit]

bety (imperative bety, present tense betyr, simple past betydde or betød, past participle betydd)

  1. to mean; signify; denote; represent
  2. give to understand
  3. hint
  4. indicate
  5. matter

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian Bokmål bety, from Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bety (present tense betyr, past tense betydde, past participle betydd/betytt, imperative bety)

  1. mean (to convey meaning)
    Det er neppe det det betyr.
    That's probably not what it means.
  2. lead to; imply
  3. mean (to be important to)
    Dette betyr mykje for meg.
    This means a lot to me.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]