pūt

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See also: put, PUT, pût, and puț

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *pūteiti.

Cognates include Lithuanian pūti(id.), Gothic fūls(fūls), Old High German fūl, German faul(rotten, rancid, lazy), Old Norse feyja(to cause to rot), Sanskrit पूयति(pūyati, rots, smells), Ancient Greek πῡ́θω(pū́thō, I cause to rot), Latin pūteō(I rot, smell rotten), pūtidus, puter(rotten), Persian پوسیدن(to rot).

Past stem puv- derivations: puve, puvekļi, puveši, puvums, papuve, regional puvēns (= puveklis "a chunk of rotten matter").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pūt intr., 1st conj., pres. pūstu, pūsti, pūst, past puvu

  1. to rot

Conjugation[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “pūt”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Verb[edit]

pūt

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of pūst
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of pūst