See also: Cote, coté, côte, côté, and Côte

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Old English cote, the feminine form of cot (small house); doublet of cot (in the sense of “cottage”) and more distantly related to cottage. Cognate to Dutch kot.

NounEdit

cote (plural cotes)

  1. A cottage or hut.
  2. A small structure built to contain domesticated animals such as sheep, pigs or pigeons.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Watching where shepherds pen their flocks, at eve, / In hurdled cotes.
SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

See quote.

VerbEdit

cote (third-person singular simple present cotes, present participle coting, simple past and past participle coted)

  1. (obsolete) To quote.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Nicholas Udall to this entry?)

Etymology 3Edit

Probably related to French côté (side) via Middle French.

VerbEdit

cote (third-person singular simple present cotes, present participle coting, simple past and past participle coted)

  1. To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
    A dog cotes a hare.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)
    • (Can we date this quote by Shakespeare and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      We coted them on the way, and hither are they coming.
    • 1825, Walter Scott, The Talisman, A. and C. Black (1868), 37:
      [...]strength to pull down a bull——swiftness to cote an antelope.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cote in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin quota, from Latin quotus

NounEdit

cote f (plural cotes)

  1. call number
  2. ratings, popularity, approval rating (of a politician)
  3. (architecture) dimension
  4. (finance, stock market) quote
  5. (horse racing, gambling) odds
  6. (finance) tax assessment

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected forms

VerbEdit

cote

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coter
  5. second-person singular imperative of coter

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cōtem, accusative of cōs.

NounEdit

cote f (plural coti)

  1. sharpening stone
  2. hone

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cōte

  1. ablative singular of cōs

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French cote, cotte, from Latin cotta, from Proto-Germanic *kuttô.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cote (plural cotes)

  1. A coat, especially one worn as an undergarment or a base layer.
  2. A coat or gown bearing somebody's heraldic symbols.
  3. A coating or external layer; that which surrounds the outside of something.
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: coat
  • Scots: coat
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown; probably related to Dutch koet.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cote (plural cootes)

  1. coot (Fulica atra)
  2. seagull (bird of the family Laridae)
DescendantsEdit
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

cote m

  1. definite singular of rev (Etymology 1)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

cote m

  1. definite singular of rev (Etymology 1)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cote f (oblique plural cotes, nominative singular cote, nominative plural cotes)

  1. Alternative form of cotte

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

co (how) +‎ de (from it)

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

cote

  1. of what sort is…?
  2. what is…?
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12c36
      Cote mo thorbe-se dúib mad [a]mne labrar?
      What do I profit you pl (lit. ‘what is my profit to you’) if it be thus that I speak (subj.)?

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cote chote cote
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

cote

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cotar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cotar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cotar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cotar