bie

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See also: BIE, bié, biè, biē, biě, and -bie

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dialectal bjej, from Proto-Albanian *bera, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerH- (to strike) (compare Old English berian, Latin ferīre).

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Verb[edit]

bie (aorist rashë, participle rënë)

  1. to fall (off)
    Po bie në gjumë.
    I'm going to fall asleep.
  2. to tumble, flop
  3. to beat, punch
  4. to strike, punch
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Etymology 2[edit]

From *bier, from Proto-Albanian *berja, from *bʰér-io-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (cf. English bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie (aorist prura, participle prurë) (Standard, Tosk)

  1. to bring
    Synonym: sjell
  2. to deliver
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Daasanach[edit]

Noun[edit]

bie

  1. water

Further reading[edit]

  • Mauro Tosco, The Dhaasanac Language: Grammar, Text, Vocabulary of a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bíða, from Proto-Germanic *bīdaną (to wait, await), cognate with Swedish bida, English bide, abide, German beiten (dialectal). The verb goes back to Proto-Indo-European *bʰéydʰeti, which is also the source of Latin fīdō (to trust), Ancient Greek πείθω (peíthō, to persuade).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biːə/, [ˈb̥iːi]

Verb[edit]

bie (past tense biede, past participle biet)

  1. (archaic) to stay, wait

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East Central German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German bin, Alemannic German bi, English be.

Verb[edit]

bie

  1. first-person singular present of sei
  2. (Erzgebirgisch) to be

References[edit]

  • 2020 June 11, Hendrik Heidler, Hendrik Heidler's 400 Seiten: Echtes Erzgebirgisch: Wuu de Hasen Hoosn haaßn un de Hosen Huusn do sei mir drhamm: Das Original Wörterbuch: Ratgeber und Fundgrube der erzgebirgischen Mund- und Lebensart: Erzgebirgisch – Deutsch / Deutsch – Erzgebirgisch[1], 3. geänderte Auflage edition, Norderstedt: BoD – Books on Demand, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 22:

Kapampangan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bie
  • IPA(key): /ˈbje/, [ˈbjɛː]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier biyai, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bihaʀ. Compare Sambali biyay, Tagalog buhay, Ilocano biag.

Noun[edit]

bié

  1. life
    Antonym: mate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier biai, from abiai, metathesis from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəʀay, from Proto-Austronesian *bəʀay. Compare Tagalog bigay, Cebuano bugay, Maranao begi, and Malay beri.

Verb[edit]

bié

  1. to give
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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bi, from Old Dutch bi, from Proto-Germanic *bi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi.

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Preposition[edit]

bie (+ dative)

  1. (locative) by, at
  2. (with a person, family, shop) at
    Ich bin bie g'm Jeanette.I'm at Jeanette's place.
  3. (with an organization or company) for; at; in
    Die wirke bie einem bekker.They work for a bakery.
  4. (with a reflexive pronoun) with; on
    V'r hant 't nit bei ós.We don't have it with us.
  5. (with an event considered certain) upon, at the time of
  6. (with an event considered theoretical) in case of, in the event of
    Bien oonval.In the case of an accident.
  7. (with a continuing activity or condition) during; while; during the existence of
  8. (with an item that implies an activity) over; during
  9. (takes the accusative) with, to, towards

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch bië, from Old Dutch *bīa, from Proto-Germanic *bijō.

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Noun[edit]

bie f

  1. bee

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bie

  1. Nonstandard spelling of biē.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of bié.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of biě.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of biè.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *bīa, from Proto-Germanic *bijō.

Noun[edit]

bië f

  1. bee

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: bij
    • Jersey Dutch: bai
    • Negerhollands: bi, bie
    • Petjo: bij
    • Skepi Creole Dutch: bi
  • Limburgish: bie

Further reading[edit]

  • bie”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E., Verdam, J. (1885–1929) “bie”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-.

Noun[edit]

bie f or m (definite singular bia or bien, indefinite plural bier, definite plural biene)

  1. a bee
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bíða.

Verb[edit]

bie (present tense bier, past tense bia or biet, past participle bia or biet) or
bie (present tense bier, simple past bidde, past participle bidd)

  1. (archaic) to wait

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse  n, from Proto-Germanic *bijǭ f.

Noun[edit]

bie f (definite singular bia, indefinite plural bier, definite plural biene)

  1. a bee (insect)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse biða.

Verb[edit]

bie (present tense biar or bier, past tense bia or bidde, past participle bia or bidd, present participle biande, imperative bi)

  1. to wait
    Synonym: vente

Noun[edit]

bie f (definite singular bia, indefinite plural bier, definite plural biene)

  1. a wait
    Synonym: venting

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Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bie

  1. second-person singular future absolute of at·tá
  2. third-person singular preterite relative of benaid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bie bie
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbie
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Yola[edit]

Preposition[edit]

bie

  1. Alternative form of bee (by)
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 114, lines 16-18:
      y'ast, bie ractzom o'honde, ee-delt t'ouz ye laas ee-mate var ercha vassale, ne'er dwythen na dicke waie nar dicka.
      you have with impartial hand ministered the laws made for every subject, without regard to this party or that.
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 114, lines 23-24:
      proo'th, y'at wee alane needeth ye giftes o'generale rights, az be displayte bie ee factes o'thie goveremente.
      proves that we alone stood in need of the enjoyment of common privileges, as is demonstrated by the results of your government.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828) William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 114