Last modified on 20 May 2014, at 21:29
See also: bot, bột, 'bot, and -bot

IcelandicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bót, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (recompense). Cognates include Old Swedish bōt (improvement) whence Swedish bot (fine). Confer Swedish Boel and Bodil and Danish Bodil.

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NounEdit

bót f (genitive singular bótar, nominative plural bætur)

  1. betterment, improvement, cure
  2. patch
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *buhtiz. Related to the Faroese byht, German Bucht (bay, gulf; bight), from Middle Low German, from Old Saxon buht.

NounEdit

bót f (genitive singular bótar, nominative plural bætur)

  1. a bight, a cove, an inlet, a small bay, a small fjord
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KashubianEdit

NounEdit

bót

  1. shoe