biti

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See also: bití, bíti, and bítì

Arawak[edit]

Numeral[edit]

biti

  1. (Eastern Arawak) four.
    Synonym: bithi

Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧ti‧'

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. (anatomy, usually of fish) A swim bladder of a fish.
  2. A swim bladder from the fish known as Abo or Tigertooth croaker, endemic in the San Miguel Bay in the Philippines.

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧ti

Verb[edit]

biti

  1. to snap; to fracture or break apart suddenly

Huba[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Ayuba Y. Mshelia, The Story of the Origins of the Bura/Pabir People →ISBN, 2014)
  • Mohammed Aminu Mu'azu, A grammar of the Kilba language (2009) (as ɓìtì)

Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse biti

Noun[edit]

biti m (genitive singular bita, nominative plural bitar)

  1. piece
    Synonym: stykki
  2. mouthful, a morsel
    Synonym: munnbiti
  3. snack, bite, small meal
    Viltu fá þér bita?Wanna have a bite?
  4. crossbeam
    Synonym: þvertré
  5. (computing) bit, binary digit
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

biti

  1. first-person singular past subjunctive of bíta
  2. third-person singular past subjunctive of bíta

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. plural of bito

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti m

  1. nominative plural form of bits
  2. vocative plural form of bits

Noun[edit]

biti f

  1. accusative singular form of bite
  2. instrumental singular form of bite

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. chisel

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Participle[edit]

biti

  1. (non-standard since 2012) feminine of biten
  2. (non-standard since 2012) neuter of biten

Verb[edit]

biti

  1. (non-standard since 2012) supine of bita and bite

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti n

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite plural of bit

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bitô, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split, crack).

Noun[edit]

biti m (genitive bita)

  1. bit, mouthful, morsel
  2. eyetooth
  3. crossbeam
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: biti
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bete
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bete

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. indefinite dative singular of bit

Verb[edit]

biti

  1. third-person singular/plural past subjunctive active of bíta

References[edit]

  • biti in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *byti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *bū́ˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bîti/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ti

Verb[edit]

bȉti impf or pf (Cyrillic spelling би̏ти)

  1. (intransitive) to be, to exist
    Biti ili ne biti?To be or not to be?
  2. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective or passive past participle that describes it (equivalent to all English senses and functions as a copula; subject having the state, quality, identity, nature, role, etc., specified.)
    Vrijeme je lijepo, a ja sam sretan!The weather is nice and I am happy!
  3. (transitive, auxiliary, regional) Used as an auxiliary verb in the present to form near future tense; similar to English going to.
    Nisam siguran, budemo vidjeli.I'm not sure, we'll see.
  4. (transitive, auxiliary) Used as an auxiliary verb to form compound verb tenses (perfect, pluperfect, future perfect, conditional) together with the active past participle.
    Kad si zadnji put bio tamo?When were you there the last time?
    Trčao sam.I ran. / I have run.
    Trčao bih.I would run.
    Bio bih trčao maraton, da sam tada imao tenisice za trčanje.I would have run the marathon if I had had running shoes at the time.
  5. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice together with the passive past participle of the main verb.
    Ulovio sam loptu. Lopta je bila ulovljena.I caught the ball. The ball was caught. / The ball has been caught.
  6. (intransitive, interrogatively) Used to form a question, usually a polar one.
    Jesi li tu?Are you there?
  7. (intransitive, copulative, impersonal) Used to indicate a general condition, such as weather, worth or value.
    Pet jabuka je dva eura.Five apples are two euro.
    Rekli su da će danas biti sunčano.They said that it's going to be sunny today.
  8. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) to equal, to total, to add up to (indicates the equivalence of values)
    Pet plus pet je deset.Five plus five is ten.
  9. (intransitive, impersonal, in the future tense) Used to express a premonition; there will be, there is going to be, to be coming
    Bit će rata.A war is coming.
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bîti/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ti

Verb[edit]

bȉti impf (Cyrillic spelling би̏ти)

  1. (transitive) to beat, hit, strike
    Synonyms: tȗći, ùdarati
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *byti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bìːti/
  • Hyphenation: bí‧ti

Verb[edit]

bíti impf

  1. to be
    On je moj prijatelj.He is my friend.
Inflection[edit]
Athematic, irregular, suppletive
infinitive bíti
1st singular sȅm
infinitive bíti bȉt
supine
verbal noun
participle converb
present bijọ̄č
past
l-participle masculine feminine neuter
singular bȋł bilȁ bilọ̑, bilȍ
dual bilȁ bilȉ bilȉ
plural bilȋ, bilȉ bilȅ bilȁ
present present
negative
future imperative
1st singular sȅm nísem bọ̑m
2nd singular nísi bọ̑š bọ́di
3rd singular bọ̑
1st dual svȁ nísva bọ̑va bọ́dite, bodȋte
2nd dual stȁ nísta bọ̑sta bọ́dita, bodȋta
3rd dual stȁ nísta bọ̑sta
1st plural smȍ nísmo bọ̑mo bọ́dimo, bodȋmo
2nd plural stȅ níste bọ̑ste bọ́dite, bodȋte
3rd plural níso bọ̑do, bọ̑jo
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *biti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bìːti/
  • Hyphenation: bí‧ti

Verb[edit]

bíti impf

  1. to beat
Inflection[edit]
Vowel + -ti -jem (AP a)
infinitive bíti
1st singular bȋjem
infinitive bíti bȋt, bȉt
supine bȋt
verbal noun bítje
participle converb
present bijọ̄č
past bȋt
l-participle masculine feminine neuter
singular bȉł bíla bílo
dual bíla bíli bíli
plural bíli bíle bíla
present imperative
1st singular bȋjem
2nd singular bȋješ bīj
3rd singular bȋje
1st dual bȋjeva bȋjva
2nd dual bȋjeta bȋjta
3rd dual bȋjeta
1st plural bȋjemo bȋjmo
2nd plural bȋjete bȋjte
3rd plural bȋjejo, bijọ́
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • biti”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

biti

  1. accusative singular of bit
  2. third-person singular possessive of bit

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

biti

  1. Alternative form of obeutu (about)

Adverb[edit]

biti

  1. Alternative form of obeutu (about)

See also[edit]