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Etymology[edit]

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.

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Noun[edit]

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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External links[edit]

  • Not in Duden online