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smiten

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *smītan, from Proto-Germanic *smītaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

smiten

  1. to smite, to hit, to beat
  2. to fling, to throw

InflectionEdit

Strong class 1
Infinitive smiten
3rd sg. past smêet
3rd pl. past smēten
Past participle gesmēten
Infinitive smiten
In genitive smitens
In dative smitene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular smite smêet
2nd singular smijts, smites smēets, smētes
3rd singular smijt, smitet smêet
1st plural smiten smēten
2nd plural smijt, smitet smēet, smētet
3rd plural smiten smēten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular smite smēte
2nd singular smijts, smites smētes
3rd singular smite smēte
1st plural smiten smēten
2nd plural smijt, smitet smētet
3rd plural smiten smēten
Imperative Present
Singular smijt, smite
Plural smijt, smitet
Present Past
Participle smitende gesmēten

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • smiten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English smītan, from Proto-Germanic *smītaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

smiten

  1. To fight, enter combat, attack
  2. To strike, land an attack; especially to stab, thrust or puncture
  3. To harm, injure, hurt
  4. To slice, divide, smash, seperate
  5. To mint, forge, smith
  6. To force away, disperse
  7. To effect, afflict
  8. (rare) To smear, stain

ConjugationEdit

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