biter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

bite +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter (plural biters)

  1. Agent noun of bite; someone or something who bites.
    Not all dogs are biters.
  2. (curling) A stone that barely touches the outside of the house.
  3. (slang) One who plagiarizes.

Anagrams[edit]


Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

biter

  1. to touch

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bite (to bite) +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

biter

  1. someone who bites

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter

  1. Indefinite plural of bit.

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. present tense of bite

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bitraz. Probably originally related to bītan (to bite). Cognate with Old Saxon bittar (Low German bitter), Dutch bitter, Old High German bittar (German bitter), Old Norse bitr (Swedish bitter, Icelandic bitur).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

biter

  1. bitter (taste etc.)
  2. bitter, severe, painful, biting
    Ic [...] bitre breostceare gebiden hæbbe. I have endured bitter heart-pain. (The Seafarer)

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative bit(e)ra bit(e)re bit(e)re bit(e)ran nom. biter bit(e)re biter bit(e)ra, -e
accusative bit(e)ran bit(e)re bit(e)ran acc. biterne biter bit(e)re bit(e)re biter bit(e)ra, -e
genitive bit(e)ran biterra, bit(e)rena gen. bit(e)res bit(e)res biterre biterra
dative bit(e)ran bit(e)rum dat. bit(e)rum bit(e)rum biterre bit(e)rum
instrumental bit(e)re


Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. present tense of bita.

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. third-person singular present simple indicative positive of bitmek