knoet

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from Russian кнут ‎(knut), from Old East Slavic кнутъ ‎(knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr ‎(knot).

NounEdit

knoet m ‎(plural knoeten, diminutive knoetje n)

  1. knout, a multi-thong scourge as used in tsarist Russia

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from kornoet, an archaic form of kornuit.

NounEdit

knoet m ‎(plural knoeten, diminutive knoetje n)

  1. term of abuse for persons from Westphalia and Northern Germany
  2. boor, churl

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

knoet f ‎(plural knoeten, diminutive knoetje n)

  1. Alternative form of knot

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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