бити

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Bulgarian[edit]

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бити (bíti)

  1. Plural indefinite past passive participle of бия.

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-.

Verb[edit]

бити (biti)

  1. to hit

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *byti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bîti/
  • Hyphenation: би‧ти

Verb[edit]

би̏ти impf (Latin spelling bȉti)

  1. (intransitive, copulative) to be
    небо је плаво ― the sky is blue
  2. (intransitive) to exist
    код нас није кише ― it is not raining where we are
  3. (intransitive) to be, appear
    гд(ј)е је дима, ту је и ватре ― where there's smoke, there's fire
  4. (intransitive, interrogatively) forming a question
    јеси ли ту? ― are you there?
  5. (intransitive) to be worth
    пет јабука је два еура ― five apples cost two euros
  6. (intransitive, impersonally, in the future tense) it will happen
    бит ће рата ― a war is coming
  7. (intransitive) to be located
    банана је на столу ― a banana is on the table
  8. (intransitive) to express time
    три су сата ― it is three o'clock
  9. (intransitive) to express age
    тек јој је шеснаест година ― she is only sixteen
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bîti/
  • Hyphenation: би‧ти

Verb[edit]

би̏ти impf (Latin spelling bȉti)

  1. (transitive) to beat, hit, strike
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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti

Verb[edit]

би́ти (býty?

  1. to beat