bið

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bið, from Proto-Germanic *bidą (waiting; patience). Cognate with Old English bid (abiding; delay). Related to English abide.

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Noun[edit]

bið f (genitive singular biðar, nominative plural biðir)

  1. waiting
  2. delay

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