tot

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Scots tot, a shortened form of totum (small child; tot), of uncertain origin. Compare totter, tottle. Compare also Old Norse tottr (name of a dwarf), Swedish tutte (small child), Danish tommeltot (little child).

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Noun[edit]

tot (plural tots)

  1. A small child.
    He learned to run when he was just a tot.
  2. A measure of spirits, especially rum.
    • 1897: Mary H. Kingsley, Travels in West Africa
      Then I give them a tot of rum apiece, as they sit huddled in their blankets.
    • 1916: Siegfried Sassoon, The Working Party
      And tot of rum to send him warm to sleep.
  3. tater tot.
  4. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) A foolish fellow.
    • a. 1660, A Contemporary History Of Affairs In Ireland:
      Whoe answeared like a toute, or a maddman, as he was, that he was for the Kinge.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short for total (to sum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tot (third-person singular simple present tots, present participle totting, simple past and past participle totted)

  1. To sum or total. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (Britain, historical) To mark (a debt) with the word tot (Latin for "so much"), indicating that it was good or collectible for the amount specified.
    a totted debt
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tot (plural tots)

  1. A total, an addition of a long column of figures.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tot, from Middle Dutch tot, tōte, from Old Dutch tote, toti (to, until).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

tot

  1. until

Preposition[edit]

tot

  1. until

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin totus.

Adjective[edit]

tot

  1. all

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tot m (plural toteanj)

  1. old man
  2. grandfather

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan tot, from Latin tōtus.

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Adjective[edit]

tot (feminine tota, masculine plural tots, feminine plural totes)

  1. all
    Antonym: cap

Pronoun[edit]

tot

  1. everything
    Antonym: res

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Chinook Jargon[edit]

Noun[edit]

tot

  1. uncle

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (with regard to gender): kwalh

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tot

  1. rust, corrosion

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōtus. Compare Romanian, Romansch, Occitan, and Catalan tot, Italian tutto, French tout, Spanish and Portuguese todo.

Adjective[edit]

tot (feminine tota, masculine plural toč)

  1. all

Pronoun[edit]

tot

  1. everything

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tot, tōte, from Old Dutch tote, toti (to, until), equivalent to toe + te. Compare Old Saxon tōte (to, until), Old Frisian tot (until), Old High German zuo ze.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tot

  1. to, up to
  2. until
  3. (telephony, Suriname) Used to answer a telephone call, followed by one's name, shortened from "u spreekt tot..."
    • 2020 August 25, Gerold Rozenblad, “Tafra drai [The table has turned]”, in De Ware Tijd[1], retrieved 14 July 2021:
      Gaat een telefoon over ergens in Paramaribo. "Ja, halloo tot Rabin."
      A phone rings somewhere in Paramaribo. "Yes, hello. This is Rabin."
    Synonym: (Netherlands) met

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: tot
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: tutu
  • Jersey Dutch: tut
  • Negerhollands: tot, tee

Conjunction[edit]

tot

  1. until, till
    Ik kan niet wachten tot het hier ook weer gaat sneeuwen!I can't wait till it snows here as well!

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tōt, from Old High German tōt (akin to Old Saxon dōd), from Proto-West Germanic *daud, from Proto-Germanic *daudaz. Compare Dutch dood, English dead, Danish død, Norwegian Nynorsk daud.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tot (not comparable)

  1. dead, deceased

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • tot” in Duden online

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tot (invariable)

  1. so many

Noun[edit]

tot m (invariable)

  1. so much

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *toti, adverb from *só. Cognate with Sanskrit तति (táti), Ancient Greek τόσος (tósos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tot (indeclinable)

  1. so many

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References[edit]

  • tot in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tot in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tot in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • many men, many minds: quot homines, tot sententiae
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan tot, from Latin tōtus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tot m (feminine singular tota, masculine plural tots, feminine plural totas)

  1. all
  2. each, every
    Synonym: cada

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tot

  1. everything

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōtus.

Adjective[edit]

tot m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tote)

  1. all

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tot

  1. all; completely

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *daud, from Proto-Germanic *daudaz.

Adjective[edit]

tōt

  1. dead

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: tōt
    • Alemannic German:
    • Bavarian: doud
      Cimbrian: tòat
    • Central Franconian: dut, dot
      Hunsrik: dot
      Luxembourgish: dout
    • East Central German:
      Erzgebirgisch: duud
      Upper Saxon: [Term?]
    • East Franconian: [Term?]
    • German: tot
    • Rhine Franconian: dut, dot
    • Yiddish: טויט(toyt)

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōtus.

Adjective[edit]

tot (nominative singular tuih)

  1. all

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Romagnol[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tot

  1. everyone

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōtus. Compare Aromanian tut, Catalan tot, French tout, Italian tutto, Portuguese todo, Spanish todo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tot m or n (feminine singular toată, masculine plural toți, feminine and neuter plural toate)

  1. all, (the) whole
    Tot timpu mă enervezi.You annoy me all the time.
  2. (in the plural) all, every

Declension[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tot

  1. everything
    Tot ce faci contează.Everything you do matters.
  2. everyone
    Vă mulțumesc tuturor.I thank you all.

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Noun[edit]

tot n (uncountable)

  1. the whole, entirety
    Synonyms: întreg, unitate
    1. (figuratively) world, universe
      Synonyms: lume, univers
  2. crucial part, crux

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) tut
  • (Puter, Vallader) tuot

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tōtus.

Adverb[edit]

tot

  1. (Surmiran) all

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tot, from Latin tōtus.

Adjective[edit]

tot

  1. all

Wastek[edit]

Noun[edit]

tot

  1. turkey vulture

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