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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French butin

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /by.tɛ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

butin m (plural butins)

  1. loot, booty (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband)

DescendantsEdit

  • Breton: butin

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly from Vulgar Latin *boudinus, from Gaulish *boudi, from Proto-Celtic *boudi (profit, gains; victory), or perhaps from Vulgar Latin *būtinus, from Frankish *būti, possibly also from Gaulish.

NounEdit

butin m (oblique plural butins, nominative singular butins, nominative plural butin)

  1. spoils, plunder, booty
  2. allotment

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (butin, supplement)
  • Rolleston, T.W. (2018): Celtic Mythology

VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

butin m (plural butini)

  1. child