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See also: Butan, bután, Bután, Bûtan, bütan, and Butän

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

butan m

  1. (chemistry) butane (C4H10)

Coordinate termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

butan m or n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

butan m or n (definite singular butanen or butanet)

  1. butane

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From West Germanic, corresponding to be- +‎ ūtan. Cognate with Old Saxon biūtan (Low German buten), Old High German biūzan. Compare Dutch buiten; also Old English binnan and its cognates, which are formed similarly.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

būtan

  1. without, except for, besides (+ dative)
    Hū biþ middanġeard būtan ūs?
    What will the world be like without us?
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "On the Greater Litany"
      Būtan þām ǣhtum, ġelīċe sind þā þe biddaþ and þā þe hīe æt biddaþ.
      Apart from possessions, those who beg are the same as those they beg from.

ConjunctionEdit

būtan

  1. (with the subjunctive) unless
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "Of the Catholic Faith"
      Būtan ġē hit ġelīefen, ne mage ġē hit understandan.
      Unless you believe it, you cannot understand it.
  2. except for, but
    Līf, hwæt is hit būtan swefn?
    Life, what is it but a dream?
    Se Crēcisċa ūðwita Diogenēs ǣne cwæþ, "In þæs rīċan hūse ne biþ nān stōw tō spǣtenne būtan his ansīen."
    The Greek philosopher Diogenes once said, "In a rich man's house, there is no place to spit but his face."

AdverbEdit

būtan

  1. merely, only, just
    Þā wæs iċ būtan ċild.
    I was only a child then.
    Hwæt mæġ iċ dōn? Iċ eom būtan ān mann.
    What can I do? I'm just one person.

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DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.tan/
  • (file)

NounEdit

butan m inan

  1. butane

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

 
butan

NounEdit

butan

  1. butane

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bùtān m (Cyrillic spelling бу̀та̄н)

  1. (uncountable) butane

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

butȃn m inan

  1. butane

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative bután
genitive butána
singular
nominative bután
accusative bután
genitive butána
dative butánu
locative butánu
instrumental butánom

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

butan n

  1. butane

DeclensionEdit

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

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

butan (plural butans)

  1. butane

DeclensionEdit