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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English gut, gutte, gotte, from Old English gutt (usually in plural guttas (guts, entrails)), from Proto-Germanic *gut-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- (to pour). Related to English gote (drain), Old English ġēotan (to pour). More at gote, yote.

The verb is from Middle English gutten, gotten (to gut).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʌt/
  • (US Inland North)
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  • Rhymes: -ʌt

NounEdit

gut (countable and uncountable, plural guts)

  1. The alimentary canal, especially the intestine.
  2. (informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged
    beer gut
  3. (uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.
  4. A person's emotional, visceral self.
    I have a funny feeling in my gut.
  5. (informal) A class that is not demanding or challenging.
    You should take Intro Astronomy: it's a gut.
  6. A narrow passage of water.
    the Gut of Canso
  7. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm when ready to spin its cocoon, for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. When dry, it is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fishing line.

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TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

gut (third-person singular simple present guts, present participle gutting, simple past and past participle gutted)

  1. (transitive) To eviscerate.
    The fisherman guts the fish before cooking them.
    The lioness gutted her prey.
  2. (transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.
    Fire gutted the building.
    Congress gutted the welfare bill.

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AdjectiveEdit

gut (comparative more gut, superlative most gut)

  1. Made of gut, e.g., a violin with gut strings
  2. Instinctive, e.g., a gut reaction

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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • got (northern Moselle Franconian)
  • jot (Ripuarian)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German (*)guod, northern variant of guot.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gut (masculine gude, feminine gut, comparative besser, superlative et' beste)

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) good

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Norwegian gutt.

NounEdit

gut c (singular definite gutten, plural indefinite gutter)

  1. boy, lad, bloke
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English gut.

NounEdit

gut c (singular definite gutten, not used in plural form)

  1. gut (intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc)

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gůt (Early New High German)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to Luxembourgish gutt, Silesian gutt, Dutch goed, West Frisian goed, English good, Danish god, Norwegian god and Swedish god.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ɡʊt/ (colloquial, generally only for the interjection)
  • (Germany)
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  • (Austria)
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

AdjectiveEdit

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. good (acting in the interest of what is beneficial, ethical, or moral)
  2. good (effective; useful)
  3. good (fortunate)
  4. good (having a particularly pleasant taste)
  5. all right, fair (satisfactory)
  6. good (full; entire; at least as much as)

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AdverbEdit

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. well (accurately, competently, satisfactorily)
    Die Mannschaft hat gut gespielt.
    The team played well.

InterjectionEdit

gut

  1. okay, all right, now then
    Gut, dann fangen wir mal an.
    All right, then let's get started.

Further readingEdit

  • gut in Duden online

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gut

  1. Alternative form of gutte

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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gut

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Dutch guit (troublemaker).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gut m (definite singular guten, indefinite plural gutar, definite plural gutane)

  1. a boy (young male)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

“gut” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German gut, Dutch goed, English good.

AdjectiveEdit

gut (comparative besser, superlative bescht)

  1. good
  2. kind

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RomanschEdit

NounEdit

gut m (plural guts)

  1. drop

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English good.

AdverbEdit

gut

  1. well

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gut

  1. Soft mutation of cut.

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gut m

  1. A boy (young male.)