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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German bucht and Danish bugt (which was also borrowed from the Middle Low German word); ultimately from Proto-Germanic *buhtiz. A doublet of the inherited bót.

NounEdit

bugt f (genitive singular bugtar, nominative plural bugtir)

  1. bend, curve
  2. bight (area of sea that curves inland)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From bugta (sig) (to bow), from Danish bugte (sig) (to bow), derived from bugt (bend, curve), from Middle Low German bucht (whence Icelandic bugt (1)), from Proto-Germanic *buhtiz.

NounEdit

bugt n (genitive singular bugts, no plural)

  1. bowing (bending in respect or deference)
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