dott

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

dott m (definite singular dotten, indefinite plural dotter, definite plural dottene)

  1. a small ball of light, fluffy material
    Jeg har en lodott i navlen min.
    I have a ball of fluff in my navel.
  2. a nobody, a foolish, inconsequential person
    Hvordan har den dotten fått den jobben?
    How did that nobody land that job?

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dottr

Noun[edit]

dott m (definite singular dotten, indefinite plural dottar, definite plural dottane)

  1. a small ball of light, fluffy material
    Eg har ein lodott i navlen min.
    I have a ball of fluff in my navel.
  2. a nobody, a foolish, inconsequential person
    Korleis har den dotten fått den jobben?
    How did that nobody land that job?
  3. a small group
    • 1894, Per Sivle, "Svolder":
      [] sviakonungen, danadrotten, og Eirik jarl var au i dotten.
      [] The Swedish king, the lord of the Danes, and Earl Erik was also in the group.

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