bysen

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *būsniz ‎(command, precept), from Proto-Germanic *beudaną ‎(to ask, beg), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- ‎(to be awake, perceive fully). Cognate with Old Saxon ambusan ‎(command, precept), Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌱𐌿𐍃𐌽𐍃 ‎(anabusns, a command), Old Norse býsn ‎(wonder, premonition).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbyːsen/, [ˈbyːzen]

Noun[edit]

bȳsen ?

  1. example
  2. pattern, model, exemplar; illustration
  3. parable; precept, command

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