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 copies someone else's work, style or techniques, especially in hip-hop.

Anagrams[edit]


Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

biter

  1. to touch

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. (transitive, slang) Misspelling of bitter ‎(to understand). (usually used in negative form and especially with rien).

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bite ‎(to bite) +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

biter

  1. someone who bites

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

biter m

  1. indefinite plural of bit

Verb[edit]

biter

  1. present tense of bite

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeyd-

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
case singular plural case 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]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·biter

  1. third-person plural future passive conjunct of benaid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·biter ·biter
pronounced with /-v(ʲ)-/
·mbiter
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeyd-

From English bitter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐter/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ter

Noun[edit]

bìter m (Cyrillic spelling бѝтер)

  1. bitter (a bitter drink)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeyd-

From German bitter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǐter/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ter

Adjective[edit]

bìter ‎(Cyrillic spelling бѝтер)

  1. bitter, sour (of taste)

References[edit]

  • biter” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • biter” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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