smiten

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *smītan, from Proto-Germanic *smītaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

smiten

  1. to smite, to hit, to beat
  2. to fling, to throw

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular smite smêet
2nd singular smijts, smites smēets, smētes
3rd singular smijt, smitet smêet
1st plural smiten smēten
2nd plural smijt, smitet smēet, smētet
3rd plural smiten smēten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular smite smēte
2nd singular smijts, smites smētes
3rd singular smite smēte
1st plural smiten smēten
2nd plural smijt, smitet smētet
3rd plural smiten smēten
Imperative Present
Singular smijt, smite
Plural smijt, smitet
Present Past
Participle smitende gesmēten

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • smiten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929