Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
Proto-Germanic *bidjanan. Cognate with Old Frisian bidda, Old Saxon biddian (Dutch bidden), Old High German bitten (German bitten), Old Norse biðja (Danish bede, Swedish bedja), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (bidjan).
- IPA: /ˈbidːɑn/
Biddan (strong class V)
- to ask for; to entreat, beg; to demand
- He bæd him hlafas wyrcan. He bade him make loaves of bread. (Cædmon's Metrical Paraphrase)
Conjugation of Biddan (strong class V)
- English: bid