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Low German[edit]


From Old Saxon smītan, from Proto-Germanic *smītaną. Cognate with English smite, Dutch smijten, German schmeißen.


smieten (past singular smeet, past participle smeten, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive, intransitive or reflexive) To throw.
  2. (transitive, computing, exception handling) To throw
    De Konstruktor mit dehierste een Parameter smitt in dedorste Fall en Exkepschoon.
    The constructor with this one parameter throws in this case an exception.
  3. (transitive) To cast
    en Schadden smietento cast a shadow
  4. to chuck
  5. to toss