smit

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

smit

  1. Alternative spelling of smitt

Etymology 2[edit]

See smittle.

Verb[edit]

smit (third-person singular simple present smits, present participle smitting, simple past and past participle smitted)

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

Noun[edit]

smit (plural smits)

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

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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

smit

  1. (obsolete, rare) simple past tense and past participle of smite

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Cimbrian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

smit m

  1. (Tredici Comuni, Sette Comuni) smith

References[edit]

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

Icelandic[edit]

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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

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Descendants[edit]

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

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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

  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