Origin of bene-
de bene esse
Origin of de bene esse
Examples from the Web for bene
Contemporary Examples of bene
Aha, bene, bene, I thought, and then checked the pricetag: $170, if I recall.Haggling Through the Apocalypse
February 27, 2009
Historical Examples of bene
"Bene," said the Commendatore, and he went off whistling softly.The Eternal City
And would have bene worse if they had been men of another condition.Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'
Bene, satis, male,— Where was I with my trope 'bout one in a quag?The Book of Humorous Verse
He alighted from the box, and rushing up to Old Tom, was shouting, 'My bene—'Evan Harrington, Complete
Some approved it, and willed the samyn have bene sett furth be a law.
Latin word-forming element meaning "well," from Latin bene "well, in the right way, honorably, properly," from PIE *dw-ene-, adverbial form of root *deu- "to do, perform, show favor, revere." Cf. Latin bonus "good," bellus "handsome, fine, pretty," beatus "blessed."