botn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse botn, from Proto-Germanic *butmaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

botn m (genitive singular botns, nominative plural botnar)

  1. bottom (lowest part of something)
  2. the innermost part of a landform such as a valley or fjord
  3. the latter half of a verse
  4. bottom (buttocks)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse botn, from Proto-Germanic *butmaz. Doublet of bunn.

Noun[edit]

botn m (definite singular botnen, indefinite plural botner, definite plural botnene)

  1. a cirque (depression in a mountainside formed by glacial erosion)
  2. bottom

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse botn, from Proto-Germanic *butmaz. Akin to English bottom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

botn m (definite singular botnen, indefinite plural botnar, definite plural botnane)

  1. bottom
  2. a cirque (depression in a mountainside formed by glacial erosion)

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *butmaz.

Noun[edit]

botn m (genitive singular botns or boz, nominative plural botnar)

  1. bottom

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: botn
  • Faroese: botnur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: botn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: botn
  • Elfdalian: buottn
  • Old Swedish: butn, botn
  • Old Danish: botn, bon
  • Gutnish: buttn

References[edit]

  • botn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press