böta

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See also: bota, bóta, and botá

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bœta, from Proto-Germanic *bōtijaną.

Verb[edit]

böta ‎(present bötar, preterite bötade, supine bötat, imperative böta)

  1. to pay a fine

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • More rarely conjugated bötte, bött, says SAOL (1923). This is the case in the very antiquated proverb hött är med ingo bött ‎(a threat is with naught atoned, is not a crime).

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Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German boto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bȫta m (plural böta)

  1. messenger, envoy