IcelandicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bót, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō (recompense). Cognates include Old Swedish bōt (improvement) whence Swedish bot (fine). Compare also Bót- in the names Bótey, Bóthildur and Bótólfur, 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. A doublet of the loanword bugt.

NounEdit

bót f (genitive singular bótar, nominative plural bætur)

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

NounEdit

bót

  1. shoe

VietnameseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From French brosse.

NounEdit

bót

  1. (dated) brush (used for cleanup)
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bót

  1. (dated) police station
    • 2016, Trầm Hương, Trong cơn lốc xoáy, part I, NXB Phụ nữ, page 367:
      Rất nhanh chóng, cò Bazin quay trở lại bót Catinat, với tâm thế sục sôi rửa hận.
      Very quickly, superintendent Bazin returned to the Catinat police station, his heart boiling over with vengeance.