butan

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See also: Butan, bután, Bután, Bûtan, bütan, and Butän

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

butan m

  1. (chemistry) butane (C4H10)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

butan m, n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

butan m, n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic, corresponding to be- +‎ ūtan. Cognate with Old Saxon biūtan (Low German buten), Old High German biūzan. Compare Dutch buiten; also Old English binnan and its cognates, which are formed similarly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

būtan

  1. without, except for, besides (+ dative)
    Hū biþ middanġeard būtan ūs?
    What will the world be like without us?
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "On the Greater Litany"
      Būtan þām ǣhtum, ġelīċe sind þā þe biddaþ and þā þe hīe æt biddaþ.
      Apart from possessions, those who beg are the same as those they beg from.

Conjunction[edit]

būtan

  1. (with the subjunctive) unless
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "Of the Catholic Faith"
      Būtan ġē hit ġelīefen, ne mage ġē hit understandan.
      Unless you believe it, you cannot understand it.
  2. except for, but
    Līf, hwæt is hit būtan swefn?
    Life, what is it but a dream?
    Se Crēcisċa ūðwita Diogenēs ǣne cwæþ, "In þæs rīċan hūse ne biþ nān stōw tō spǣtenne būtan his ansīen."
    The Greek philosopher Diogenes once said, "In a rich man's house, there is no place to spit but his face."

Adverb[edit]

būtan

  1. merely, only, just
    Þā wæs iċ būtan ċild.
    I was only a child then.
    Hwæt mæġ iċ dōn? Iċ eom būtan ān mann.
    What can I do? I'm just one person.

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Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.tan/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

butan m inan

  1. butane

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Romanian[edit]

butan

Noun[edit]

butan

  1. butane

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bùtān m (Cyrillic spelling бу̀та̄н)

  1. (uncountable) butane

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bután m inan (genitive butána, uncountable)

  1. butane

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

butan n

  1. butane

Declension[edit]

Declension of butan 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative butan butanet
Genitive butans butanets

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

butan (plural butans)

  1. butane

Declension[edit]