bíta

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split).

Verb[edit]

at bíta (third person singular past indicative beit, third person plural past indicative bitu, supine bitið)

  1. to bite

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split).

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bíta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative beit, third-person plural past indicative bitu, supine bitið)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to bite someone or something
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative, of insects) to sting syn.
  3. (intransitive, of swords or knives) to be sharp, to cut

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split). Compare Old English bītan (English bite), Old Frisian bīta (West Frisian bite), Old Saxon bītan (Low German bieten), Old High German bīzan (German beißen), Gothic 𐌱𐌴𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (beitan).

Verb[edit]

bíta

  1. to bite

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: bite
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bite
  • Swedish: bita