See also: Gote, göte, gotë, and Göte

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English gote (a drain), from Old English *gote (drain, gutter), from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *gutō (gutter), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- (to pour).

Cognate with Dutch goot (a gutter, drain, gully), German Gosse (a gutter). Related to Old English gutt (gut, entrails), Old English ġēotan (to pour, pour forth, shed, gush, flow, flood, overwhelm, found, cast). More at gut, yote.

NounEdit

gote (plural gotes)

  1. A drain; sluice; ditch or gutter.
  2. (Britain dialectal) A drainage pipe.
  3. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A deep miry place.

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DutchEdit

VerbEdit

gote

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of gieten

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gutta.

NounEdit

gote f (plural gutis)

  1. drop

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

gote f

  1. plural of gota

AdjectiveEdit

gote

  1. feminine plural of goto

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gote

  1. Alternative form of goot

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gata f, from Proto-Germanic *gatwǭ (street, passage). Doublet of gate. Akin to Faroese gøta.

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NounEdit

gote f (definite singular gota, indefinite plural goter, definite plural gotene)

  1. a path, trail
  2. a passage with a fence or gate on either side
    Synonyms: geil, allé

Etymology 2Edit

A kind of blend of gote f (path) and gatt n (hole), and gjot. The verb is derived from the noun.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (verb): gota (a- and split infinitives)

NounEdit

gote f (definite singular gota, indefinite plural goter, definite plural gotene)

  1. a hole

VerbEdit

gote (present tense gotar, past tense gota, past participle gota, passive infinitive gotast, present participle gotande, imperative got)

  1. (transitive) to make a hole (in)

Etymology 3Edit

From the noun got n (spawn).

Alternative formsEdit

  • gota (a- and split infinitives)

VerbEdit

gote (present tense gotar, past tense gota, past participle gota, passive infinitive gotast, present participle gotande, imperative got)

  1. (transitive, zoology) to spawn
    Synonym: gyte

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Norse goti, from Proto-Germanic *gutô.

NounEdit

gote m (definite singular goten, indefinite plural gotar, definite plural gotane)

  1. form removed by a 2016 spelling decision; superseded by gotar

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gutta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gote f (oblique plural gotes, nominative singular gote, nominative plural gotes)

  1. drop (of liquid)

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: gout, goutte
  • Middle French: goutte
  • Norman: goute