puter

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See also: Puter, putër, 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 *puH-; compare Sanskrit पूयति (pū́yati, stinks, rots), Ancient Greek πῦον (pûon, discharge from a sore), πύθω (púthō, to rot), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃 (fuls, foul), Old English fūl (foul) (whence English foul), from the same root.

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Adjective[edit]

puter (feminine putris, neuter putre); third-declension three-termination adjective

  1. rotten, decaying
  2. crumbling, friable

Declension[edit]

Third-declension three-termination adjective.

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 and 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 or 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 (pronounced with initial unaspirated [p] in an Austro-Bavarian accent), from Middle High German buter, from Old High German butira, from Proto-Germanic *buterǭ, from Latin būtȳrum, from Ancient Greek βούτῡρον (boútūron).

Noun[edit]

pȕter m (Cyrillic spelling пу̏тер)

  1. butter

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