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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Be-(0.01040 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to Be-.
English → English (gcide)
Be- \Be-\ [AS. be, and in accented form b[=i], akin to OS. be
and b[=i], OHG. bi, pi, and p[=i], MHG. be and b[=i], G. be
and bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. 'amfi` about (cf. AS.
bese['o]n to look about). [root]203. Cf. By, Amb-.]
A prefix, originally the same word as by; joined with verbs,
(a) To intensify the meaning; as, bespatter, bestir.
(b) To render an intransitive verb transitive; as, befall (to
fall upon); bespeak (to speak for).
(c) To make the action of a verb particular or definite; as,
beget (to get as offspring); beset (to set around).
Note: It is joined with certain substantives, and a few
adjectives, to form verbs; as, bedew, befriend,
benight, besot; belate (to make late); belittle (to
make little). It also occurs in certain nouns, adverbs,
and prepositions, often with something of the force of
the preposition by, or about; as, belief (believe),
behalf, bequest (bequeath); because, before, beneath,
In some words the original force of be is obscured or
lost; as, in become, begin, behave, behoove, belong.