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What does "bye" stand for? #1 (permalink) Wed Aug 05, 2009 20:57 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Hello everybody!

What does "bye" stand for ?

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bye #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 05, 2009 22:13 pm   bye
 

good-bye
1591, from godbwye (1573), itself a contraction of God be with ye, infl. by good day, good evening, etc.
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=good-bye&searchmode=none
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bye #3 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 4:50 am   bye
 

Good morning Milanya, thank you for that surprising reply. I never knew that fact.

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bye #4 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:36 am   bye
 

Thanks Milanya for a good resource -- www.etymonline.com!

God be with ye :)
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What does "bye" stand for? #5 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:53 am   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Rfaleet,

Were you looking for the origin of the word "bye", or were you asking what other word it had been shortened from?

Though Milanya's link is a great site for word origins, and it shows that "good-bye" originated from "God be with you", it is important to know that in modern English, "bye" is simply a shortened form of "good-bye". You should know that when you hear someone say "bye" to you, they most certainly do not mean "God be with you" unless they say just that.
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What does "bye" stand for? #6 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:04 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Expatcat wrote:
Rfaleet,

................................., it is important to know that in modern English, "bye" is simply a shortened form of "good-bye". You should know that when you hear someone say "bye" to you, they most certainly do not mean "God be with you" ................


what rude modern English................ really a pitty. :shock: :lol:

Nonetheless, literate Milanya, again and again, supports us with amazing information quite often. Thank you, Milanya

Michael

Btw, could anybody check the position of the commas?
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What does "bye" stand for? #7 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:44 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

@Milanya,

I am very interested in etymology and etymonline.com is the only reliable online source I have found. If you know of any others could you please post them?

And to Michael,

I am often accused of overusing commas so I will leave that to someone with more expertise than myself!
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What does "bye" stand for? #8 (permalink) Thu Aug 06, 2009 20:17 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Rfaleet wrote:
Hello everybody!

What does "bye" stand for ?

Many thanks


Used as an interjection, it is, as others have mentioned, a shortened form of a farewell expression.

As a noun, a 'bye' is a term used in tournaments, where a team or player gets to advance to the next round without having to play an opponent.
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bye #9 (permalink) Sat Aug 08, 2009 13:41 pm   bye
 

Milanya wrote:
good-bye
1591, from godbwye (1573), itself a contraction of God be with ye, infl. by good day, good evening, etc.
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=good-bye&searchmode=none


Thank you very much Milanya.
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What does "bye" stand for? #10 (permalink) Sat Aug 08, 2009 13:43 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Expatcat wrote:
Rfaleet, Were you looking for the origin of the word "bye"...


Expatcat

I want to know its origin and the full form of it.It is mean "God be with you ".
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bye #11 (permalink) Sat Aug 08, 2009 15:59 pm   bye
 

Milanya wrote:
good-bye
1591, from godbwye (1573), itself a contraction of God be with ye, infl. by good day, good evening, etc.
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=good-bye&searchmode=none


no , not means God with you
it means Christ in the maintenance of the Pope
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bye #12 (permalink) Sat Aug 08, 2009 21:24 pm   bye
 

Honey2 wrote:
Milanya wrote:
good-bye
1591, from godbwye (1573), itself a contraction of God be with ye, infl. by good day, good evening, etc.
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=good-bye&searchmode=none


No, it does not mean "God be with you."
It means Christ in the maintenance of the Pope.
Hello Honey,
I have made some corrections in your text (inside the quote).

As for what your last sentence actually means, I am sorry to say that I have no idea what you are talking about. Would you explain what you mean?
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What does "bye" stand for? #13 (permalink) Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:00 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

I mean ( The Baba Christian)
the God of the christians
There are some christians believe that Baba is the God

Are you understand?? :(
I know that my English is bad :)
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What does "bye" stand for? #14 (permalink) Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:05 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

Honey,

sorry, but who is Baba? :?
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What does "bye" stand for? #15 (permalink) Mon Aug 10, 2009 14:43 pm   What does "bye" stand for?
 

I cannot speak English well
:shock:

I mean Pope Christ :?
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