dotter

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dotter ‎(plural dotters)

  1. An instrument for drawing dots.
    • 1869, Cameron Knight, The Mechanician and Constructor for Engineers
      Both edges of the crosshead are thus marked, the short centre lines being easily scratched with a scriber as soon as the arcs are made with a calliper, in fact, a mere dot with a dotter is sufficient.
    • 2011, Jane Symington, ‎Karen Peppercorn, At Your Fingertips - The Nail Technician's Companion (page 289)
      These have a long fine brush and a dotter in the lid of the brush for making small dots of the paint on the nail.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dóttir, from Proto-Norse ᛞᛟᚺᛏᚱᛁᛉ ‎(dohtriz, daughters), from Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr ‎(daughter).

Noun[edit]

dotter f (definite singular dottera; indefinite plural døtrer; definite plural døtrene)

  1. daughter

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dóttir, from Proto-Norse ᛞᛟᚺᛏᚱᛁᛉ ‎(dohtriz, daughters), from Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr ‎(daughter).

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Noun[edit]

dotter c

  1. daughter; someone's female child

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dotter
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dotter dottern döttrar döttrarna
Genitive dotters dotterns döttrars döttrarnas

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