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VerbEdit

fot

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of fotre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of fotre

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English fōt, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fot (plural feet or fot or fotes)

  1. foot (appendage used for motion and support)
  2. foot (unit for measuring length; also often used to indicate a short distance)
  3. (square) foot (unit for measuring area)
  4. The bottom, lower part or foundation of something; the foot of a flight of stairs.
  5. A leg-like support which a table or chair stands on; the foot of a table or chair.
  6. The power of using one's feet (i.e. to travel or stand up).
  7. foot (unit for measuring rhythm in poetry)
  8. (figuratively) An individual human being.
  9. The distinctive footprints left behind by a creature; an animal track.
  10. The area where the foot rests in a bed or tomb; the end of a bed of tomb.

Usage notesEdit

By far the most common plural form is feet; fotes is relatively rare, and fot is usually only used in contexts of the unit of length.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

NounEdit

fot m (definite singular foten, indefinite plural føtter, definite plural føttene)

  1. (anatomy) a foot
  2. a foot (unit of measurement = 12 inches)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Akin to English foot.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fot m (definite singular foten, indefinite plural føter, definite plural føtene)

  1. (anatomy) a foot
  2. a foot (unit of measurement: 12 inches)

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds, lengthened o-grade of *ped- (foot). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian fōt, Old Saxon fōt (Dutch voet), Old High German fuoz (German Fuß), Old Norse fótr (Danish fod, Swedish fot), Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐍄𐌿𐍃 (fōtus). The Proto-Indo-European root was also the source of Sanskrit पद् (pád), Ancient Greek πούς (poús) (genitive ποδός (podós)); Doric πῶς (pôs), Latin pēs (genitive pedis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fōt m (nominative plural fēt)

  1. A foot, in the following senses:
    1. (anatomy) an organ in humans and animals used for locomotion
      Iċ dypte mīnne fōt on þæt wæter.
      I dipped my foot into the water.
      Wē ongunnon þæt þorp ġenēahlǣċan on fōtum.
      We tried to reach the village on foot (literally "on feet").
    2. a unit of length, especially a third of a yard
      Þæt wæter is þrītiġ fōta dēop.
      The water is thirty feet deep.
      Hēo is fīf fōta lang and þrēora ynċa.
      She is five foot, three inches tall.
    3. the base or bottom of something
      Hīe wīcodon æt þæs beorges fēt.
      They camped at the foot of the mountain.
    4. (prosody) a metrical foot

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

NounEdit

fot m

  1. foot

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: vōt
    • Low German:
      • German Low German: Voot
        Hamburgisch: Foot
      • Westphalian:
        Ravensbergisch-Lippisch: Feot
        Westmünsterländisch: Foot
        Märkisch: Faut
    • Plautdietsch: Foot

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish fōter, from Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fuːt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fot c

  1. (anatomy) a foot; the body part touching the ground while standing or walking
  2. a foot; the part of something which is in contact with the underlying surface
  3. a foot; the end opposite to the head or the top
  4. a foot (length measurement unit; with various definitions)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fot 1-3
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot foten fötter fötterna
Genitive fots fotens fötters fötternas
Declension of fot 4
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot fot
Genitive fots fots

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VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French forêt.

NounEdit

fot (nominative plural fots)

  1. forest

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