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English

Alternative spellings

  • (obsolete): ybe (see y-).

Pronunciation

Verb

been

  1. Past participle of be.


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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

been n. (plural benen, diminutive beentje)

  1. (anatomy) leg, limb of a person, horse (other animals have poten) and certain objects (again many have poten)
    De benen van een passer. — The legs of a pair of compasses.
  2. (mathematics) side, leg
    De benen van een hoek. — The sides of an angle.

been n. (plural beenderen or benen, diminutive beentje, diminutive plural beentjes or beendertjes)

  1. bone, constituent part of a skeleton.
  2. (no plural) bone, the chalky material bones are made of

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Low Saxon

Noun

been

  1. bone, leg

Scots

Verb

been

  1. Past participle of be.

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