bitte

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bitte (plural bittes)

  1. Obsolete form of bit.

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)

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ellipsis of ich bitte (dich) (I beg (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)
    Synonyms: bitte schön, gern geschehen
  2. excuse me, sorry (request to repeat information)
    Synonym: Entschuldigung
  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
  • bitte” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbit.te/
  • Rhymes: -itte
  • Hyphenation: bìt‧te

Noun[edit]

bitte f

  1. plural of bitta

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bitte

  1. locative singular of bit