coton

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cotoun, coton, from Italian cotone, from Arabic قُطُن(quṭun), variants of Arabic قُطْن(quṭn); see cotton for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.tɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

coton m (plural cotons)

  1. cotton (material)

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cotoun, from Italian cotone, from Arabic قُطْن(quṭn, cotton). Compare aketon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈtuːn/, /ˈkɔtun/

Noun[edit]

coton (uncountable)

  1. cotton (fiber of Gossypium spp.)
  2. (Late Middle English) cotton fabric
  3. (rare) cotton plant (Gossypium spp.)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: cotton
  • Irish: cotún
  • Scots: cotton, catton
  • Welsh: cotwm

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French coton.

Noun[edit]

coton n (uncountable)

  1. cotton (string)

Declension[edit]


Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish cotón, from French coton, from Italian cotone, from Arabic قُطُن(quṭun).

Compare Highland Puebla Nahuatl coto̱n, Morelos Nahuatl koton, Tetelcingo Nahuatl icotu.

Noun[edit]

coton

  1. Shirt.

References[edit]

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006), “Tlen ica se motlaquentia”, in Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 19