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butan m inan

  1. (chemistry) butane (C4H10)

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Further reading edit

  • butan in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • butan in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • butan in Internetová jazyková příručka

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Noun edit

butan m or n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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butan m or n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

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Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *be-utan, from *bī (by) + *utan (outside, from without) (from Proto-Germanic *ūt (out)), corresponding to be- +‎ ūtan.[1]

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Preposition edit

būtan

  1. without, except for, besides (+ dative)
    Hū biþ middanġeard būtan ūs?
    What will the world be like without us?
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "The Greater Litany"
      Būtan þām ǣhtum, ġelīċe sind þā þe biddaþ and þā þe hīe æt biddaþ.
      Apart from possessions, beggars are the same as the people they beg from.
  2. outside of (+ dative)
    • c. 995, Ælfric, Extracts on Grammar in English
      Suburbānus: sē þe sitt būtan þǣre byrġ.
      Suburbanus: someone who lives outside the city.
    • c. 992, Ælfric, St. Benedict, Abbot
      Hwæt cwist þū, sweostor? Ne mæġ iċ nāteshwon būtan mynstre nihtes wunian.
      What are you saying, sister? Ain't no way I can stay outside the monastery at night.

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būtan

  1. (with the subjunctive) unless
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "The Universal Faith"
      Būtan ġē hit ġelīefen, ne magon ġē hit understandan.
      Unless you believe it, you can't understand it.
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "Midlent Sunday"
      On ōðre wīsan wē sċēawiaþ mētinge and on ōðre wīsan stafas. Ne gǣþ nā māre tō mētinge būtan þæt þū hit ġesēo and herie. Nis nā ġenōg þæt þū stafas sċēawiġe būtan þū hīe ēac rǣde and þæt andġiet understande.
      We look at pictures in one way and letters in another. You don't do anything with a painting except see it and praise it. Looking at letters is not enough unless you also read them and understand the meaning.
  2. except for, but
    Hwæt is līf būtan swefn?
    What is life but a dream?
  3. except
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "Midlent Sunday"
      On ōðre wīsan wē sċēawiaþ mētinge and on ōðre wīsan stafas. Ne gǣþ nā māre tō mētinge būtan þæt þū hit ġesēo and herie. Nis nā ġenōg þæt þū stafas sċēawiġe būtan þū hīe ēac rǣde and þæt andġiet understande.
      We look at pictures in one way and letters in another. You don't do anything with a painting except see it and praise it. Looking at letters is not enough unless you also read them and understand the meaning.

Adverb edit

būtan

  1. (usually with a negative) merely, only, just
    Þā næs iċ būtan ċild.
    I was only a child then.
    Hwæt mæġ iċ dōn? Iċ neom būtan ān mann.
    What can I do? I'm just one person.
    • late 9th century, translation of Orosius’ History Against the Pagans
      Æfter þām hīe ġesetton tictātor þæt hē sċolde bēon hearra ofer þā consulas, sē wæs hāten Decius Iūnius. Hē næs būtan seofontīenewintre.
      After that, they chose a dictator to rule over the consuls, whose name was Decius Junius. He was only seventeen years old.

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Middle English: but, bute, buten, boute, bouten; botte, bot, bod
    • English: but
    • Scots: but
    • Yola: mot

References edit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024) “but”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Internationalism; compare English butane, French butane, German Butan.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.tan/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -utan
  • Syllabification: bu‧tan
  • Homophone: Bhutan

Noun edit

butan m inan (related adjective butanowy)

  1. butane (hydrocarbon (either of the two isomers of C4H10 n-butane, and 2-methyl-propane) found in gaseous petroleum fractions)

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Further reading edit

  • butan in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • butan in Polish dictionaries at PWN
  • butan in PWN's encyclopedia

Romanian edit

 
butan

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French butane.

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butan m (plural butani)

  1. butane

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bùtān m (Cyrillic spelling бу̀та̄н)

  1. (uncountable) butane

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Etymology edit

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butȃn m inan

  1. butane

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative bután
genitive butána
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
bután
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
dative
(dajȃlnik)
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
butánu
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
butánom

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin butyrum (butter) +‎ -an.

Noun edit

butan n

  1. butane

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Declension of butan 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative butan butanet
Genitive butans butanets

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butan (nominative plural butans)

  1. butane

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