See also: bíta, bitā, and bitą

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French bitte.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bita f (plural bites)

  1. (nautical) bitt

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

Crimean Tatar edit

Noun edit

bita

  1. grandmother

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

Participle edit

bita

  1. inflection of bít:
    1. feminine singular passive participle
    2. neuter plural passive participle

Galician edit

 
bitas

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From French bitte (bitt), from Old Norse biti (beam).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bita f (plural bitas)

  1. (nautical) bitt
  2. (nautical) mooring post

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Icelandic edit

Noun edit

bita

  1. indefinite accusative singular of biti
  2. indefinite dative singular of biti
  3. indefinite genitive singular of biti
  4. indefinite accusative plural of biti
  5. indefinite genitive plural of biti

Jamamadí edit

Noun edit

bita

  1. (Banawá) mosquito

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Latvian edit

Noun edit

bita

  1. genitive singular of bits

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split). Akin to English bite.

Alternative forms edit

  • bite (e and split infinitives)

Verb edit

bita (present tense bit, past tense beit, supine biten, past participle biten, present participle bitande, imperative bit)

  1. to bite

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

bita n

  1. definite plural of bit (Etymology 3)

Old English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *bitô. See the verb *bītaną (to bite).

Cognate with Old Frisian bita, Old High German bizzo (German Bisse), Old Norse biti.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bita m (nominative plural bitan)

  1. bite (of food), mouthful
  2. biter, one who bites

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • English: bit

Old Frisian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *bītan.

Verb edit

bīta

  1. to bite

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian: (Mooring) bite, (Föhr-Amrum) bitj
  • Saterland Frisian:
  • West Frisian: bite

Old High German edit

Etymology 1 edit

From the verb bitten.

Noun edit

bita f

  1. request, inquiry
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From the verb bītan.

Noun edit

bīta f [1]

  1. anticipation, expectation, hesitation, wait
  2. stay

References edit

  1. ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S., Irslinger, Britta, Schneider, Carolin (2008) “bʰei̯dʰ-”, in Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, page 12

Old Norse edit

Etymology 1 edit

Presumably from bit (a bite) or biti (bit, mouthful).

Verb edit

bita

  1. to cut into bits
Conjugation edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

bita

  1. genitive plural of bit
  2. inflection of biti:
    1. oblique singular
    2. accusative plural
    3. genitive plural

Verb edit

bita

  1. first-person singular past subjunctive active of bíta

Old Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną.

Verb edit

bita

  1. bite

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ita
  • Syllabification: bi‧ta

Participle edit

bita

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of bity

Noun edit

bita m inan

  1. genitive singular of bit

Alternative forms edit

Sranan Tongo edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From English bitter.

Adjective edit

bita

  1. bitter

Noun edit

bita

  1. bile

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Dutch bitter.

Noun edit

bita

  1. a type of strong liquor

Swazi edit

Verb edit

-bíta

  1. to call

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Swedish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split).

Verb edit

bita (present biter, preterite bet, supine bitit, imperative bit)

  1. to bite
Conjugation edit
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

bit (bit) +‎ -a; which comes from the same root as the above.

Verb edit

bita (present bitar, preterite bitade, supine bitat, imperative bita)

  1. to dice, to split into bits (e.g. sugar into cubes)
    Lägg blandade grönsaker som bitats i lergrytans botten.
    Put mixed vegetables that have been diced in the bottom of the clay pot.
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