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
Infinitive biden
3rd sg. past bêet
3rd pl. past bēden
Past participle gebēden
Infinitive biden
In genitive bidens
In dative bidene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular bide bêet
2nd singular bijts, bides bēets, bēdes
3rd singular bijt, bidet bêet
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

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • biden”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

biden

  1. past participle of bīdan