Given Name BET

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: BET (Limburgish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Frisian and Limburgish short form of ELISABETH.
DIMINUTIVE: Betje (Limburgish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheva (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Elisabet (Catalan), Elizabeta (Croatian), Alžběta (Czech), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi (Danish), Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa (Dutch), Elisabeth, Elizabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Buffy, Elisa, Elise, Elissa, Eliza, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Elly, Elsa, Elsabeth, Elsie, Elyse, Elyzabeth, Leesa, Libbie, Libby, Liddy, Lilian, Liliana, Lilibet, Lilibeth, Lillia, Lillian, Lilliana, Lisa, Lise, Liz, Liza, Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie, Lizzy, Tetty (English), Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu (Estonian), Elisabet, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi (Finnish), Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Babette, Élise, Lili, Liliane, Lise, Lisette (French), Sabela (Galician), Elisabed, Eliso (Georgian), Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Isabell, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lili, Lilli, Lisa, Lisbeth (German), Elisavet, Elli (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Erzsébet, Izabella, Bözsi, Erzsi, Lili, Liliána, Zsóka (Hungarian), Elísabet, Elsa (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal (Irish), Elisabetta, Isabella, Elisa, Elsa, Liliana, Lisa (Italian), Elžbieta, Elzė (Lithuanian), Elisaveta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss (Norwegian), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Liliana (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liliana (Portuguese), Eliza, Izabel, Lílian (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Liliana (Romanian), Elizaveta, Yelizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias (Scottish), Jelisaveta (Serbian), Alžbeta (Slovak), Elizabeta (Slovene), Isabel, Ysabel, Eli, Elisa, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela, Liliana (Spanish), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lilly, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise (Swedish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian), Bethan (Welsh)

Categories

Charles Dickens characters, diminutives, English verbs, short forms
Entry added December 3, 2009