бити

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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-. Cognates include Russian бить (bitʹ), Czech bít, Serbo-Croatian би̏ти, bȉti,

Verb[edit]

бити (biti) (present singular: 1st person биѭ , 2nd person биѥши)

  1. to beat, hit

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 плавоthe sky is blue
  2. (intransitive) to exist
    код нас није кишеit is not raining where we are
  3. (intransitive) to be, appear
    гд(ј)е је дима, ту је и ватреwhere 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 еураfive apples cost two euros
  6. (intransitive, impersonally, in the future tense) it will happen
    бит ће ратаa war is coming
  7. (intransitive) to be located
    банана је на столуa banana is on the table
  8. (intransitive) to express time
    три су сатаit is three o'clock
  9. (intransitive) to express age
    тек јој је шеснаест годинаshe 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

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би́ти (býtyimpf

  1. to beat

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