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See also biē, bié, biě, and biè

Albanian

Verb

bie

  1. to fall
  2. to bring

Limburgish

Etymology 1

Cognate with German bei

Pronounciation

  • IPA: [bi˨]

Preposition

bie

  1. at (+dative)

Etymology 2

Cognate with English bee

Pronounciation

  • IPA: [bi˦]

Noun

bie f

  1. bee

Inflection

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative bie bieje bieke biekes
Genitive bie bieje biekes biekes
Locative biejes biejeser biejeske biejeskes
Dative¹  ?  ?  ?  ?
Accusative¹ bie  ?  ?  ?
  1. Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

bie

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, biē, bié, biě, or biè.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Norwegian

Noun

bie m. and f. (definite singular bia/bien; indefinite plural bier; definite plural biene)

  1. bee

Derived terms

Verb

bie (present tense bier; past tense bia/biet; past participle bia/biet; present participle biende; imperative bi)

Infinitive
bie
Present tense
bier
Past tense
bidde
Past participle
bidd
Present participle
biende


  1. (archaic) to wait

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