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Etymology 1

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From Hebrew לוֹט (lot). Doublet of Lut.

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Lot

  1. A nephew of Abraham in the Bible and Quran.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew of biblical origin; rare today.
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Etymology 2

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From French Lot

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Lot

  1. One of the departments of Occitanie, France, formerly in Midi-Pyrénées. Capital: Cahors (INSEE code 46)
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French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Late Latin Oltis (Gallo-Roman).

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  • IPA(key): /lɔt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔt

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Lot m

  1. Lot (a department of Occitanie, France)
  2. Lot (a right tributary of the Garonne, in southern France)

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German

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle High German lōt, from Old High German *lōt, from Proto-West Germanic *laud. Cognate with Dutch lood, English lead (see the latter).

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Lot n (strong, genitive Lotes or Lots, plural Lote)

  1. (nautical) plummet (device for measuring water depth)
    Synonym: Senkblei
  2. (mathematics) plummet (device for levelling)
    Synonyms: Richtblei, Senkblei
  3. (hence with in or aus) an exact vertical position
    Synonyms: Senkrechte, Vertikale
  4. (technical) solder (alloy used for soldering)
    Synonyms: Weichlot, Lötmittel, Lötlegierung
  5. (obsolete) lead, any piece of lead
    Synonym: Blei
  6. (historical) lot (unit of weight)
    Coordinate term: Quentchen
    • 1787, Johann Georg Krünitz, Oeconomische Encyclopädie oder allgemeines System der Staats-Stadt-Haus-u. Landwirthschaft, in alphabetischer Ordnung, page 320:
      Apotheker-Gewicht, ist von andern Arten der im gemeinen Leben gebräuchlichen Gewichte sehr unterschieden, und hat jedes Stück auch seine besondere Signatur oder Zeichnung, als: ein Pfund hat 24 Loth, oder 12 Unzen, []
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
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  • Hungarian: lat

Etymology 2

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From Hebrew לוֹט (lot).

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Lot m (proper noun, strong, genitive Lots or (with an article) Lot)

  1. Lot (biblical character)

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Etymology

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From Hebrew לוֹט (lot).

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Lot m

  1. (biblical) Lot

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlot/ [ˈlot̪]
  • Rhymes: -ot
  • Syllabification: Lot

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Lot m

  1. Lot (Biblical character)
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), Génesis 12:5:
      Y tomó Abram á Sarai su mujer, y á Lot hijo de su hermano, y toda su hacienda que habían ganado, y las almas que habían adquirido en Harán, y salieron parair á tierra de Canaán; y á tierra de Canaán llegaron.
      And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came. (KJV)