bitten

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See also: Bitten

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪtən/, /ˈbɪtn̩/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -ɪtən

Verb[edit]

bitten

  1. past participle of bite
    My dog has never bitten anyone before.

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bitten

  1. Plural form of bit

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bitten, from Old High German bitten, from Proto-West Germanic *biddjan. Compare Low German bidden, Dutch bidden, English bid, Danish bede.

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bitten (class 5 strong, third-person singular present bittet, past tense bat, past participle gebeten, past subjunctive bäte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, [um (for)]) to ask, to beg, to plead, to request (help, understanding, etc.)
    Wir lieben euch–Entschuldigt–Wir bitten um Verzeihung–Vielen Dank
    We love you, we're sorry, please forgive us, much thanks.

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Further reading[edit]

  • bitten” in Duden online
  • bitten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *biddjan, whence also Old Saxon biddian, Old English biddan, Old Norse biðja, Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (bidjan).

Verb[edit]

bitten

  1. to ask

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  • Middle High German: bitten

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Noun[edit]

bitten

  1. ablative singular of bit