flot

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See also: flòt, flöt, and fløt

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vloot (fleet).

Noun[edit]

flot

  1. fleet

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French flot (considerable quantity of poured liquid, stream, flow), from Old French flot (mass of moving water, flood, tidal flow), partly from Old Norse flóð (stream, river, flood, massive flow of water); partly from Frankish *flota (flux, streaming flow); and partly from Frankish *flōd (river, flood); all from Proto-Germanic *flōduz (river), *flutōną (flow), from Proto-Indo-European *plōw- (to pour, wash). Cognate with Old Dutch fluod (river), Old High German fluot (flood), Old English flōd (river, flood), Gothic 𐍆𐌻𐍉𐌳𐌿𐍃 (flōdus, river, stream). More at fleuve, flood, flow.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

flot m (plural flots)

  1. (in the plural, literary) waves
    • 2014, Indila, Comme un bateau
      Un peu comme un bateau, j'avance face à la mer, je navigue sur les flots
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. stream, flood (large amount)
    J'ai reçu un flot de lettres. — I received a flood of letters.
  3. incoming tide (of the sea); floodtide

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

flot

  1. Alternative form of flote (float, fleet)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flot (masculine and feminine flot, neuter flott, definite singular and plural flote, comparative flotare, indefinite superlative flotast, definite superlative flotaste)

  1. Alternative spelling of flòt

Noun[edit]

flot n (definite singular flotet, indefinite plural flot, definite plural flota)

  1. Alternative spelling of flòt

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

flot f (definite singular flota, indefinite plural floter, definite plural flotene)

  1. Alternative spelling of flòt

Anagrams[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from Old Norse flóð (stream, river, flood, massive flow of water); partly from Frankish *flota (flux, streaming flow); and partly from Frankish *flōd (river, flood); all from Proto-Germanic *flōduz (river), Proto-Germanic *flutōną (flow), from Proto-Indo-European *plōw- (to pour, wash).

Noun[edit]

flot m (oblique plural floz or flotz, nominative singular floz or flotz, nominative plural flot)

  1. wave, billow; surge on the surface of a body of water agitated by winds
  2. a large expanse of moving water, flood; river
  3. current, stream

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: flot
  • Picard: flôt (Athois)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flot

  1. genitive plural of flota