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EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans boet (brother, comrade), from a Zealandic, West Flemish boet (boy, youth), probably a hypocoristic form of broeder (brother).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boet (plural boets)

  1. (South Africa, informal) A brother; often prefixed informally to a man’s first name.
  2. (South Africa, informal) A familiar form of address: pal, mate.

ReferencesEdit

  • OED Draft Entry December 2004

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

boet n

  1. definite singular of bo

VerbEdit

boet

  1. past participle of bo

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

boet

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of boeten
  2. imperative of boeten

LatinEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

boet

  1. Alternative form of bot (boat)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

boet

  1. definite singular of bo