boete

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See also: boète, boête, and böte

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: boe‧te
  • Rhymes: -utə

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch boete, from Old Dutch *bōta, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (recompense). Cognate to English bote, boot (profit, plunder).

Noun[edit]

boete f (plural boetes or boeten)

  1. fine, financial penalty
    Synonyms: bekeuring, geldboete
  2. penance, paining atonement
    Synonym: boetedoening
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

boete

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of boeten