syt

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Finnish[edit]

Initialism[edit]

syt

  1. suurin yhteinen tekijä (greatest common divisor)

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sýta; compare Jamtish sytte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

syt

  1. to care for, to nurse
    syt bånom/båna
    to take care of children
  2. (reflexive) proceed, behave
    Jig syt mäg no sjelvvän
    I take care of myself

Derived terms[edit]

  • bånsytar m (male caretaker of children)
  • bånsytar f (female caretaker of children)
  • ómsyt (cater to, carefully manage)
  • sytäsgeru, sytningsgeru (requiring much maintenance, careful care; of people, plants etc)
  • sytäsgrann (difficult to manage, fussy)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sœtr, from Proto-Germanic *swōtuz from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂dus. Doublet of søt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

syt

  1. used to call cows