sot

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See also: söt, sőt, søt, sốt, sọt, şot, soț, sót, soot, and Sot

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sot, from Old English sot, sott (foolish, stupid), of obscure origin and relation. Compare Dutch zot (silly), French sot.

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Noun[edit]

sot (plural sots)

  1. (archaic) stupid person; fool
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 3 scene 2
      Remember / First to possess his books; for without them / He's but a sot, as I am []
    • Oldham
      In Egypt oft has seen the Sot bow down, / And reverence some deified Baboon.
  2. drunkard
    • Roscommon
      Every sign / That calls the staring sots to nasty wine.

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Verb[edit]

sot (third-person singular simple present sots, present participle sotting, simple past and past participle sotted)

  1. To drink until one becomes drunk
  2. To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.
    • Dryden
      I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *tˢjādīti, from *ḱjeh₂ diHteí, dative-locative compound, literally ‘this day’. Same type of construction as sonte, sivjet. More at ditë.

Adverb[edit]

sot

  1. today

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sot m (plural sots)

  1. pit

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exsūctus (compare Italian asciutto, Venetian suto, Friulian sut, Spanish enjuto, Portuguese enxuto) or Latin suctus (compare Romanian supt).

Adjective[edit]

sot

  1. dry

Faliscan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Latin sunt.

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Verb[edit]

sōt

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of esu

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French sot, from Old French soz, from Medieval Latin sottus (foolish), of uncertain origin.

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Adjective[edit]

sot (feminine singular sotte, masculine plural sots, feminine plural sottes)

  1. silly, foolish, stupid

Noun[edit]

sot m (plural sots, feminine sotte)

  1. imbecile, fool

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Ladin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

sot

  1. under, beneath
  2. below

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sot

  1. inflection of soen:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. first-person singular preterite indicative
    3. third-person singular preterite indicative
    4. second-person plural preterite indicative
    5. second-person plural imperative

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sōtą, from Proto-Indo-European *sed- (to sit).

Noun[edit]

sōt n

  1. soot.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sótt, from Proto-Germanic *suhtiz.

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Noun[edit]

sōt f

  1. sickness

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish sōt, from Old Norse sót, from Proto-Germanic *sōtą.

Noun[edit]

sot n

  1. soot

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish sōt, from Old Norse sótt, from Proto-Germanic *suhtiz

Noun[edit]

sot c

  1. (archaic) disease, sickness

Declension[edit]

Declension of sot 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sot soten soter soterna
Genitive sots sotens soters soternas

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sot (plural sots)

  1. a sort
  2. a kind
  3. a type

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