smit

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

smit

  1. Alternative spelling of smitt

Etymology 2[edit]

See smittle.

Verb[edit]

smit

  1. (transitive, Britain, obsolete, dialectal) To infect.

Noun[edit]

smit (plural smits)

  1. (Britain, obsolete, dialectal) An infection.
  2. (Britain, obsolete, dialectal) A stain.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

smit

  1. (obsolete, rare) simple past tense and past participle of smite
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
    • Cowper
      smit with the beauty of so fair a scene

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Cimbrian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German smid, from Proto-Germanic *smiþaz. Cognate with German Schmied, Dutch smid, English smith.

Noun[edit]

smit m

  1. (Thirteen Communities, Sette Comuni) smith

References[edit]

  • “smit” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smit n (genitive singular smits, no plural)

  1. (pathology) infection

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *smith, from Proto-Germanic *smiþaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smit m (stem smed-)

  1. smith

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: smid
    • Afrikaans: smid
  • Limburgish: smeid, smieëd

Further reading[edit]

  • smit”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • smit (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse smíta, from Proto-Germanic *smītaną.

Verb[edit]

smit

  1. To quickly or as by chance put or throw something in any place or into something.
    hä går hȯrä hä will men jag smitä dit a jag
    Whichever way it goes I threw it there anyway.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German smîte.

Noun[edit]

smit f

  1. The loop at the end of a net or a fishnet, by which one net is attached to the other when netting.
  2. The very end of the net.
    stor fisskjen sȧt yterst på smita
    The big fish sat at the end of the net