bót

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See also: bot, bột, 'bot, and -bot

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bót, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (recompense). Cognates include Old Swedish bōt (improvement) whence Swedish bot (fine). Confer Swedish Boel and Bodil and Danish Bodil.

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bót f (genitive singular bótar, nominative plural bætur)

  1. betterment, improvement, cure
  2. patch
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *buhtiz. Related to the Faroese byht, German Bucht (bay, gulf; bight), from Middle Low German, from Old Saxon buht.

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bót f (genitive singular bótar, nominative plural bætur)

  1. a bight, a cove, an inlet, a small bay, a small fjord
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Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bót

  1. shoe

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French brosse

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bót

  1. (dated) brush (used for cleanup)

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