Köter

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See also: koter, Koter, and kōter

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German [Term?] from Middle Low German köter. Further origin unsettled; perhaps imitative of panting.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkøːtɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Köter m (genitive Köters, plural Köter)

  1. (derogatory) dog, pooch

Usage notes[edit]

  • The pejorative nature of the word depends somewhat on the context. While quite derogatory for a pet dog, it is much less so for a farm dog or watchdog.

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Further reading[edit]

  1. ^ Köter” in Duden online