DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [ˈsmed̥ə], [ˈsmid̥ə]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish smittæ (stain), borrowed from Middle Low German smitte (stain), derived from the verb smitte.

NounEdit

smitte m (definite singular smitten, uncountable)

  1. infection

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German smitten (to stain), from Proto-Germanic *smittōną.

VerbEdit

smitte (imperative smit, present tense smitter, passive smittes, past tense smittede, past participle smittet, present participle smittende)

  1. to infect

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German, probably from the verb smitten

NounEdit

smitte m (definite singular smitten, uncountable)

  1. infection

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German smitten

VerbEdit

smitte (imperative smitt, present tense smitter, passive smittes, simple past and past participle smitta or smittet, present participle smittende)

  1. to infect

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German, probably from the verb smitten

NounEdit

smitte m (definite singular smitten, uncountable)

  1. infection

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit