bidan

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bidan

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌰𐌽

Malay[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bidan (Jawi spelling بيدن)

  1. Midwife (person who assists women in childbirth)

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bīdaną, whence also Old Saxon and Old English bīdan (Low Saxon bieden; English bide), Old Norse bída.

Verb[edit]

bīdan

  1. to wait
  2. to remain, stay

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ- (to command, to persuade, to trust). Cognate to Latin fidēs (English fidelity), fīdō.

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Verb[edit]

bīdan

  1. to wait, to wait for
    He geþyldum bad. He waited patiently.
  2. to stay, to remain
    Mere stille bad. The sea remained calm.

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ- (to command, to persuade, to trust). Cognate to Latin fidēs (English fidelity), fīdō.

Verb[edit]

bīdan

  1. to wait for
  2. to remain, to stay

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