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See also: MIT, MİT, mít, mît, mīt, and mit-

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AbinomnEdit

PronounEdit

mit

  1. I

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mit

  1. (possessive) neuter singular of min

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mit

  1. third-person singular past historic of mettre

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German miti, mit, from Proto-Germanic *midi. Cognate with obsolete sense of English mid (with).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

PrepositionEdit

mit (takes dative)

  1. with (expressing attendance, company)
    Ich spiele mit meinen Freunden.
    I'm playing with my friends.
  2. with, by (instrumental)
    Ich schreibe mit einem Bleistift.
    I'm writing with a pencil.
    Ich fahre mit dem Bus.
    I'm going by bus.

Usage notesEdit

  • In older usage, Latin-derived nouns occurred in the ablative case after mit, e.g. "mit dem Corpore", "mit dem Nomine".

SynonymsEdit

  • m. (abbreviation)
  • m/ (abbreviation; now very rare)

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

mit

  1. indicates participation in an action or belonging to a category
    Schwarze Sklaven haben die Vereinigten Staaten mit aufgebaut.
    Black slaves helped to build up the United States.
    Hier gibt es mit das beste Essen in der Stadt.
    Here they have some of the best food in town.
    Ich war mit der erste, der hier war.
    I was one of the very first who arrived.
  2. (somewhat informal) with something
    Ich brauch nicht unbedingt Majonäse zu den Fritten, aber mit sind sie natürlich besser.
    I don't necessarily need mayonnaise with the chips [/fries], but they taste better with it, of course.

Derived termsEdit

  • mittem (colloquial contraction with definite article dem)
  • mim (colloquial contraction with definite article dem; not used in standard German)

AnagramsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. Alternative spelling of mid

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mi (what?) +‎ -t (accusative suffix)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mit

  1. accusative singular of mi
    Mit gondolsz?What do you think?
  2. (colloquial) why
    Mit szórakozol velem?Why (the hell) are you messing with me?

Middle EnglishEdit

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. Alternative spelling of mid

AdjectiveEdit

mit

  1. Alternative spelling of mid

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *midi.

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. with

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mit”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Old English mid, Old Saxon mid, Old Norse með.

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. with

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. Alternative form of mid

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German mit, Dutch met, Swedish med.

AdverbEdit

mit

  1. along

PrepositionEdit

mit

  1. with

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῦθος (mûthos, word, humour, companion, speech, account, rumour, fable).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mit m inan

  1. myth

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῦθος (mûthos, word, humour, companion, speech, account, rumour, fable).

NounEdit

mȋt m (Cyrillic spelling ми̑т)

  1. myth

DeclensionEdit


Tocharian BEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian *ḿət(ə), from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (mead). See also Old Chinese (OC *mit, honey), which is possibly a borrowing from Tocharian.

NounEdit

mit

  1. honey

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English meat.

NounEdit

mit

  1. flesh, meat
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin (in Tok Pisin), Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:23:
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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mit (plural mits)

  1. meat

DeclensionEdit

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