yote

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵʰewd-

From Middle English yoten, yeten ‎(to pour), from Old English ġēotan ‎(to pour), from Proto-Germanic *geutaną ‎(to pour), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- ‎(to pour). Cognate with Dutch gieten ‎(to pour), German gießen ‎(to pour), Danish gyde ‎(to pour). Related to gush, geyser.

Verb[edit]

yote ‎(third-person singular simple present yotes, present participle yoting, simple past and past participle yoted)

  1. (Britain dialectal) To pour water on; pour in.
  2. (archaic or dialectal) To steep.
    My fowls, which well enough / I, as before, found feeding at their trough / Their yoted wheat. — Chapman.

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

yote

  1. Mi class inflected form of -ote.
  2. Ma class inflected form of -ote.
  3. N class inflected form of -ote (singular only).