bjóða

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See also: bjoda

Faroese[edit]

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From Old Norse bjóða, from Proto-Germanic *beudaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ-.

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bjóða (third person singular past indicative beyð, third person plural past indicative buðu, supine boðið)

  1. to offer
  2. to invite

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjóða, from Proto-Germanic *beudaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ-.

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bjóða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative bauð, third-person plural past indicative buðu, supine boðið)

  1. (ditransitive) to offer
    • Luke 6:29 (English, Icelandic)
      Slái þig einhver á kinnina, skaltu og bjóða hina, og taki einhver yfirhöfn þína, skaltu ekki varna honum að taka kyrtilinn líka.
      If someone strikes you on one cheek, offer to him the other also. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with dative) to invite
  3. (ditransitive) to command

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *beudaną. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ-.

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bjóða (singular past indicative bauð, plural past indicative buðu, past participle boðinn)

  1. (ditransitive) to offer
    • þeir hǫfðu boðit honum laun
      they had offered him rewards
  2. to bid, invite
  3. to bid, order
    sem lǫg buðu
    as the law prescribed
  4. to proclaim, announce
    bjóða messudag
    to proclaim a holy day

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