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See also: not, nöt, nøt, nót, nốt, and NOT



From Middle High German nōt, from Old High German nōt from Proto-Germanic *naudiz. Compare Low German noot, Dutch nood, English need, Danish nød, Icelandic nauð.


Not f (genitive Not, plural Nöte)

  1. need, imminence
    Kinder in Not — Children in Need (name of a charitable organisation)
  2. necessity, poverty
  3. emergency, crisis

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  • Not in Duden online