biden

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch bīdan, from Proto-Germanic *bīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ-.

Verb[edit]

biden

  1. to wait [+accusative or genitive = for]

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular bide bêt
2nd singular bijts, bides bēets, bēdes
3rd singular bijt, bidet bêt
1st plural biden bēden
2nd plural bijt, bidet bēet, bēdet
3rd plural biden bēden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular bide bēde
2nd singular bijts, bides bēdes
3rd singular bide bēde
1st plural biden bēden
2nd plural bijt, bidet bēdet
3rd plural biden bēden
Imperative Present
Singular bijt, bide
Plural bijt, bidet
Present Past
Participle bidende gebēden

Further reading[edit]

  • biden”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

biden

  1. past participle of bīdan