fot

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See also: FOT, föt, and főt

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fot

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of fotre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of fotre

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English fōt, from Proto-West Germanic *fōt, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

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fot (plural feet or fot or fotes)

  1. A foot (appendage used for motion and support)
  2. The use of one's feet (to move or stand).
  3. An animal's track or prints.
  4. One of a set of units of measurement:
    1. foot (unit for measuring length)
    2. square foot (unit for measuring area)
    3. (prosody) A metrical foot
  5. The bottom or foundation of something (e.g. stairs):
    1. The foot (leg-like support) of a table or chair.
    2. The end of a bed or tomb (where the foot rests).
  6. (figuratively) An individual; a human.

Usage notes[edit]

By far the most common plural form is feet; fotes is relatively rare, and fot is usually only used in contexts of the unit of length.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: foot
  • Scots: fut, fute, fuit, fit
  • Yola: voote

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun[edit]

fot m (definite singular foten, indefinite plural føtter, definite plural føttene)

  1. (anatomy) a foot
  2. a foot (unit of measurement = 12 inches)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Akin to English foot, Latin pēs, and Ancient Greek πούς (poús).

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fot m (definite singular foten, indefinite plural føter, definite plural føtene)

  1. (anatomy) a foot
  2. a foot (unit of measurement: 12 inches)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *fōt

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Noun[edit]

fōt m (nominative plural fēt)

  1. a foot, in the following senses:
    1. (anatomy) an organ in humans and animals used for locomotion
      Iċ dypte mīnne fōt on þæt wæter.
      I dipped my foot into the water.
      Wē ongunnon þæt þorp ġenēahlǣċan on fōtum.
      We tried to reach the village on foot (literally "on feet").
    2. a unit of length, especially a third of a yard
      Þæt wæter is þrītiġ fōta dēop.
      The water is thirty feet deep.
      Hēo is fīf fōta lang and þrēora ynċa.
      She is five foot, three inches tall.
    3. the base or bottom of something
      Hīe wīcodon æt þæs beorges fēt.
      They camped at the foot of the mountain.
    4. (prosody) a metrical foot

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *fōt, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun[edit]

fot m

  1. foot

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: vôt
    • Low German:
      • German Low German: Voot
        Hamburgisch: Foot
        Westphalian:
        Lippisch: Féut m
        Ravensbergisch: Feot
        Westmünsterländisch: Foot
        Märkisch: Faut
    • Plautdietsch: Foot

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish fōter, from Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fuːt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fot c

  1. (anatomy) a foot; the body part touching the ground while standing or walking
  2. a foot; the part of something which is in contact with the underlying surface
  3. a foot; the end opposite to the head or the top
  4. a foot (length measurement unit; with various definitions)

Declension[edit]

Declension of fot 1-3
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot foten fötter fötterna
Genitive fots fotens fötters fötternas
Declension of fot 4
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot fot
Genitive fots fots

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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French forêt.

Noun[edit]

fot (nominative plural fots)

  1. forest

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