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See also: bot, bột, 'bot, and -bot

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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

EtymologyEdit

From French brosse.

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NounEdit

bót

  1. (dated) brush (used for cleanup)

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