bita

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See also: bíta, bitā, and bitą

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. grandmother

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Galician[edit]

bitas

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bitte (bitt), from Old Norse biti (beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita f (plural bitas)

  1. (nautical) bitt
  2. (nautical) mooring post

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. indefinite accusative singular of biti
  2. indefinite dative singular of biti
  3. indefinite genitive singular of biti
  4. indefinite accusative plural of biti
  5. indefinite genitive plural of biti

Jamamadí[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. (Banawá) mosquito

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. genitive singular form of bits

Neapolitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita f (plural bite)

  1. Alternative form of vita

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bite (e and split infinitives)

Verb[edit]

bita (present tense bit, past tense beit, supine biten, past participle biten, present participle bitande, imperative bit)

  1. to bite

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bita n

  1. definite plural of bit (Etymology 3)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bitô. Cognate with Old Frisian bita, Old High German bizzo (German Bisse), Old Norse biti (Swedish bit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bita m (nominative plural bitan)

  1. bite (of food), mouthful

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bit

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bītaną.

Verb[edit]

bīta

  1. to bite

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian: (Mooring) bite, (Föhr-Amrum) bitj
  • Saterland Frisian: [Term?]
  • West Frisian: bite

Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb bitten.

Noun[edit]

bita f

  1. request, inquiry
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb bītan.

Noun[edit]

bīta f [1]

  1. anticipation, expectation, hesitation, wait
  2. stay

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S.; Irslinger, Britta; Schneider, Carolin (2008), “bʰei̯dʰ-”, in Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, page 12

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Presumably from bit (a bite) or biti (bit, mouthful).

Verb[edit]

bita

  1. to cut into bits
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. genitive plural of bit
  2. inflection of biti:
    1. oblique singular
    2. accusative plural
    3. genitive plural

Verb[edit]

bita

  1. first-person singular past subjunctive active of bíta

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bíta, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną.

Verb[edit]

bita

  1. bite

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

bita

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of bity

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English bitter.

Adjective[edit]

bita

  1. bitter

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. bile

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch bitter.

Noun[edit]

bita

  1. a type of strong liquor

Swazi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-bíta

  1. to call

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

bita

  1. to bite
  2. to dice, to split into bits (e.g. sugar into cubes)
    Lägg blandade grönsaker som bitats i lergrytans botten.
    Put mixed vegetables that have been diced in the bottom of the clay pot.

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