biten

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bit +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbitɛn]
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ten

Noun[edit]

biten

  1. superessive singular of bit

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

biten

  1. to bite

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular bite bêt
2nd singular bijts, bites bēets, bētes
3rd singular bijt, bitet bêt
1st plural biten bēten
2nd plural bijt, bitet bēet, bētet
3rd plural biten bēten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular bite bēte
2nd singular bijts, bites bētes
3rd singular bite bēte
1st plural biten bēten
2nd plural bijt, bitet bētet
3rd plural biten bēten
Imperative Present
Singular bijt, bite
Plural bijt, bitet
Present Past
Participle bitende gebēten

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • biten (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • biten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bītan, from Proto-Germanic *bītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split; chop; break down).

Verb[edit]

biten

  1. bite

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

biten m

  1. definite singular of bit

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

biten m

  1. definite singular of bit (Etymologies 1 & 2)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past participle of bita.

Adjective[edit]

biten

  1. bitten
  2. stung (by a bee, wasp or mosquito)
  3. hooked, addicted (on/to a hobby)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of biten
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular biten
Neuter singular bitet
Plural bitna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 bitne
All bitna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

biten

  1. definite singular of bit