vit

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See also: Vít, vît, and vịt

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *weta, from Proto-Indo-European *wétos (compare Greek έτος ‎(étos), Latin vetus ‘old’).

Noun[edit]

vit m (indefinite plural vite or vjet, definite singular viti, definite plural vjetit)

  1. year
Derived terms[edit]

Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vit n (genitive singular vits, uncountable)

  1. intelligence
  2. consciousness
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative vit vitið
Accusative vit vitið
Dative viti vitinum
Genitive vits vitsins

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vit

  1. we
Declension[edit]
Personal pronouns - Persónsfornøvn
Singular (eintal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) eg hann hon tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) meg teg hana
Dative (hvørjumfall) mær tær honum henni
Genitive (hvørsfall) mín tín hansara hennara tess
Plural (fleirtal) 1. 2. 3. m 3. f 3. n
Nominative (hvørfall) vit tit teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) okkum tykkum
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) okkara tykkara teirra
Synonyms[edit]
  • okur (Sandoy, Suðuroy)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See voir.

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. third-person singular past historic of voir

Etymology 2[edit]

See vivre.

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of vivre

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old French vit, from Latin vectis ‎(rod, lever).

Noun[edit]

vit m ‎(plural vits)

  1. (obsolete, literary) pintle, John Thomas (penis)
    • 1785, Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, Les 120 journées de Sodome, ou l'École du libertinage
      Ce fut Durcet qui, ce matin-là, se prêta aux exercices de pollutions, et, comme son vit était extraordinairement petit, il donna plus de peine aux écolières.
      It was Durcet who, that morning, took part in the spunking exercises, and, as his dick was extraordinarily small, he caused the school girls more grief.

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vit n ‎(genitive singular vits, no plural)

  1. wits, an intellect
  2. comfortable
    • Hávamál (English source, Icelandic sourve)
      Vits er þörf
      þeim er víða ratar.
      Dælt er heima hvað.
      Að augabragði verður
      sá er ekki kann
      og með snotrum situr.
      Wits must he have
      who wanders wide,
      But all is easy at home;
      At the witless man
      the wise shall wink
      When among such men he sits.
    Viðskiptavit.
    Business acumen.

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

vit

  1. rafsi of vitci.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. imperative of vite

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. imperative of vita and vite

Old French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vectis ‎(rod).

Noun[edit]

vit m ‎(oblique plural viz or vitz, nominative singular viz or vitz, nominative plural vit)

  1. (vulgar) dick; cock (human penis)

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

see veoir

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. Third-person singular past historic of veoir

Etymology 3[edit]

see vivre

Verb[edit]

vit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of vivre

Old Norse[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vit

  1. first-person dual pronoun (we two)

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hvit (obsolete since 1906)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvítr, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vit

  1. of the colour white

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vit
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vit vitare vitast
Neuter singular vitt vitare vitast
Plural vita vitare vitast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 vite vitare vitaste
All vita vitare vitaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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