oter

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See also: ôter and -oter

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse otr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oter m (definite singular oteren, indefinite plural otere or otre or otrer, definite plural oterne or otrene)

oter m

  1. an otter

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse otr. Akin to English otter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oter m (definite singular oteren, indefinite plural otrar, definite plural otrane)

  1. an otter, an aquatic mammal of the subfamily Lutrinae
  2. a European otter, Lutra lutra
    • 1892, Marius Hægstad (translated from Hans Reusch) Naturkunna:
      Oteren hev symjehud millom tærna; han er greid til aa symja og liver av fisk.
      The otter has webbed toes, it swims well and feeds on fish.

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) auter

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alter, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élteros (the other of two).

Adjective[edit]

oter m (feminine singular otra, masculine plural oters, feminine plural otras)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) other
  2. (time, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) next, coming

Synonyms[edit]

  • (next, coming):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) proxim
    • (Puter, Vallader) prossem