bitte

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse biti (beam, girder), from Proto-Germanic *bitô, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to split).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bit/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bitte f (plural bittes)

  1. (nautical) bitt, bollard, mooring post
  2. (slang) Alternative spelling of bite; cock, dick, prick

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: bitta (see there for further descendants)

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Further reading[edit]

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ellipsis of ich bitte (dich) (I bid (you)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bitte

  1. please, if you please (used to make a polite request or affirm an offer)

Interjection[edit]

bitte

  1. you're welcome (acknowledgement of thanks)
  2. excuse me, sorry (request to repeat information)
  3. here you are (when handing something over to someone)
  4. (sarcastic) OK then, well then, all right (indication of mock acquiescence to someone's apparent demanding attitude)

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Verb[edit]

bitte

  1. inflection of bitten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

  • bitte” in Duden online

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bitte f

  1. plural of bitta

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bitte

  1. locative singular of bit