boto

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See also: botó and bötö

English[edit]

A boto

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese boto (boto), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

boto (plural botos)

  1. Inia geoffrensis, a species of freshwater dolphin endemic to the Amazon river system
    • 2008 April 1, Henry Fountain, “Carrying a Torch, or at Least Sprigs of Grass”, New York Times:
      But in a group where one boto puts on a display, there was much more tail-whacking, biting and other aggressive behavior among the males.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

boto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of botre

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English boot, French botte.

Noun[edit]

boto (plural botoj, accusative singular boton, accusative plural botojn)

  1. boot

Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

boto

  1. frog

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bōtō

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐍉𐍄𐍉

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto boto, English boot, French botte, Russian боти́нок (botínok), Spanish bota.

Noun[edit]

boto (plural boti)

  1. boot

Derived terms[edit]

  • boteto (short boot, half-boot; shoe)
  • botizar (to put boots on, boot)
  • desbotizar (to put boots on, boot)

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Old High German biotan (to offer, send, command). Contains an Old High German agent noun suffix -o.

Noun[edit]

boto m

  1. messenger, envoy

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

boto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of botar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌿𐌸𐍃 (bauþs).

Adjective[edit]

boto m (feminine bota, masculine plural botos, feminine plural botas)

  1. blunt

Verb[edit]

boto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of botar.

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Noun[edit]

boto

  1. boat

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

boto m (plural boti)

  1. explosion, bang
  2. thud, thump
  3. toll (of a bell)