puter

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See also: Puter and 'puter

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

puter ‎(plural puters)

  1. (slang) A computer.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pu-; compare Sanskrit पूयति ‎(pūyati, stinks, rots), Ancient Greek πῦον ‎(pûon, discharge from a sore), πύθω ‎(púthō, to rot), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃 ‎(fuls, foul), Old English fūl ‎(foul), perhaps ultimately echoic of a natural exclamation of disgust or abhorrence.

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Adjective[edit]

puter m ‎(feminine putris, neuter putre); third declension

  1. rotten, decaying
  2. crumbling, friable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, masculine nominative singular in -er, neuter in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative puter putris putre putrēs putria
genitive putris putrium
dative putrī putribus
accusative putrem putre putrēs putria
ablative putrī putribus
vocative puter putris putre putrēs putria

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References[edit]

  • puter in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • puter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

puter m, f

  1. indefinite plural of pute

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

puter f

  1. indefinite plural of pute

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Butter.

Noun[edit]

pȕter m ‎(Cyrillic spelling пу̏тер)

  1. butter

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