byen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A dialectal reflex of Northern Middle English bone, featuring the local change of Middle English /aː/ to /jɛ/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

byen (plural byens)

  1. (Tyneside) bone
    • 1840, R. Emery, “Newcastle Beer versus Spaw Water”, in The Tyne songster, a choice selection of songs in the Newcastle dialect[1], →ISBN, page 303:
      Then some wer fair and fat, some nowt but skin and byen, / And at a tyebble sat a man near twenty styen—

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

byen c

  1. definite singular of by

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bien (well).

Adverb[edit]

byen

  1. well

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

byen

  1. to clean

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bien.

Adjective[edit]

byen

  1. good

Adverb[edit]

byen

  1. well

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bycġan, from Proto-West Germanic *buggjan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

byen

  1. to buy

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: buy
  • Scots: by
  • Yola: bidge

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

byen m

  1. definite singular of by

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

byen m

  1. definite singular of by

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bien.

Adjective[edit]

byen

  1. good

Adverb[edit]

byen

  1. well

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français