see bíegan, béagian

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • began — the past tense of begin …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • began — p.t. of BEGIN (Cf. begin) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bēgan — *bēgan, *bæ̅gan germ., stark. Verb: nhd. streiten; ne. fight (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ahd.; Etymologie: idg. *bʰēgʰ , *bʰōgʰ , Verb, streiten …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • began — [bē gan′, bigan′] vi., vt. pt. of BEGIN …   English World dictionary

  • Began — Begin Be*gin , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Began}, {Begun}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beginning}.] [AS. beginnan (akin to OS. biginnan, D. & G. beginnen, OHG. biginnan, Goth., du ginnan, Sw. begynna, Dan. begynde); pref. be + an assumed ginnan. [root]31. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • begán — irreg v/t to go over, traverse; get to, come by, fall into; go to, visit, care for, cultivate; inhabit, occupy; surround, beset, overrun; practice, do, engage in, perform, attend to, be diligent about; honor, serve, worship; profess; on borh… …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • BEGAN — past of BEGIN. * * * past tense of ↑begin * * * began [began] [bɪˈɡæn] ; [bɪˈɡæn] past tense of ↑begin * * * began (bɪˈgæn) pa. tense of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Began — Original name in latin Began Name in other language Began State code ID Continent/City Asia/Jakarta longitude 7.0963 latitude 112.4813 altitude 6 Population 0 Date 2012 01 20 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • began — [[t]bɪgæ̱n[/t]] Began is the past tense of begin …   English dictionary

  • began — /bi gan /, v. pt. of begin. * * * …   Universalium

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