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EnglishEdit

 
A boto

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese boto (boto), of uncertain origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boto (plural botos)

  1. Inia geoffrensis, a species of freshwater dolphin endemic to the Amazon river system
    • 2008 April 1, Henry Fountain, “Carrying a Torch, or at Least Sprigs of Grass”, in New York Times[1]:
      But in a group where one boto puts on a display, there was much more tail-whacking, biting and other aggressive behavior among the males.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

boto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of botre

CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish voto.

NounEdit

boto

  1. vote

VerbEdit

boto

  1. to vote

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

boto

  1. Misspelling of buto.

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English boot, French botte.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

boto (accusative singular boton, plural botoj, accusative plural botojn)

  1. boot

FijianEdit

NounEdit

boto

  1. frog

GalicianEdit

 
Boto or arroaz boto

Etymology 1Edit

Either onomatopoeic, or from the same Germanic origin as Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌿𐌸𐍃 (bauþs).[1] Compare Dutch bot (blunt, dull).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boto m (plural botos)

  1. Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus)
    Synonym: arroaz boto

AdjectiveEdit

boto m (feminine singular bota, masculine plural botos, feminine plural botas)

  1. blunt, dull

Etymology 2Edit

From bota.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boto m (plural botos)

  1. wineskin, waterskin

ReferencesEdit

  • boto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • boto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • boto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • boto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

bōtō

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐍉𐍄𐍉

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto boto, English boot, French botte, Russian боти́нок (botínok), Spanish bota.

NounEdit

boto (plural boti)

  1. boot

Derived termsEdit

  • boteto (short boot, half-boot; shoe)
  • botizar (to put boots on, boot)

JavaneseEdit

NounEdit

boto

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bata.

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Old High German biotan (to offer, send, command).

NounEdit

boto m

  1. messenger, envoy

DescendantsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch boot and Portuguese bote and Spanish bote

NounEdit

boto

  1. boat, ship, vessel

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Nouns and adjective:

Verb:

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

boto m (plural botos)

  1. boto (Inia geoffrensis, a freshwater dolphin of the Amazon)
    Synonym: tucuxi
  2. (loosely) any dolphin, especially a freshwater one
    Synonyms: delfim, golfinho

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

boto m (feminine singular bota, masculine plural botos, feminine plural botas, comparable)

  1. dull (lacking a sharp edge or point)
    Synonyms: cego, embotado, rombo
  2. dull; slow (unable to think quickly)
    Synonyms: devagar, embotado, lento

Etymology 3Edit

From Konkani [script needed] (bhat), from Sanskrit भट्ट (bhaṭṭa).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

boto m (plural botos)

  1. (Hinduism) Bhat (Brahmin who has learned all the four Vedas)

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

boto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of botar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌿𐌸𐍃 (bauþs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈboto/, [ˈbot̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

boto (feminine singular bota, masculine plural botos, feminine plural botas)

  1. blunt

VerbEdit

boto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of botar.

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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

boto

  1. boat

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish voto.

NounEdit

boto

  1. vote

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

boto m (plural boti)

  1. explosion, bang
  2. thud, thump
  3. toll (of a bell)