be- etymology

Dutch word be- comes from Middle Dutch be- (A verb prefix with a variety of meanings.)

Detailed word origin of be-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
be- Middle Dutch (dum) A verb prefix with a variety of meanings.
be- Dutch (nld) Used to indicate that a verb is acting on a direct object (making the verb transitive). Always unstressed.

Words with the same origin as be-

Descendants of be-
bang beantwoorden bedanken bedoeling bedrijven begaan behandelen behandeling beheersen bekijken beledigen beleefd beloning bemanning benieuwd bereik bereiken bestuderen beveiliging bevolking bewaken bewaking bezwaar beëindigen misdrijf