bít

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd-. Cognate with English bite.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bít impf

  1. (transitive) to beat (to strike or pound repeatedly)
  2. (reflexive, used with se) to fight
    Bil se jako levHe fought like a lion

Conjugation[edit]

Present Singular Present Plural
1st person biju, biji bijeme
2nd person biješ bijete
3rd person bije bijí, bijou

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References[edit]

  1. ^ bít in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ bít in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007