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Etymology 1Edit

From Low German not, nut, from Proto-Germanic *hnōjaną (to smooth, join together), from Proto-Indo-European *kneh₂-. Cognate with Danish not, Norwegian Bokmål not, Norwegian Nynorsk not, nót and German Nut.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nåt c

  1. a groove, a fold
DeclensionEdit
Declension of nåt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nåt nåten nåtar nåtarna
Genitive nåts nåtens nåtars nåtarnas
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Low German nat, naad, from Middle Low German nāt, from Old Saxon nād, from Proto-Germanic *nēdiz (that which is sewn; seam; stitch), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁- (to spin (thread), to sew). Cognate with Danish nåd, Norwegian Bokmål nat, Norwegian Nynorsk nat, German Naht and Dutch naad.[3][4]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nåt c or n

  1. a seam, a joint (between boards)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of nåt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nåt nåten nåtar nåtarna
Genitive nåts nåtens nåtars nåtarnas
Declension of nåt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nåt nåtet nåt nåten
Genitive nåts nåtets nåts nåtens

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

nåt c

  1. (colloquial) Syncopic form of något (something, anything)
    ingen kan göra allt, men alla kan göra nåt
    no one can do everything, but everyone can do something
    Finns det nåt jag kan hjälpa dig med?Is there anything I can help you with?
See alsoEdit
  • nån c (someone, anyone)
  • nåra pl (some)

DeterminerEdit

nåt

  1. neuter singular of nån

ReferencesEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nátt, nǫ́tt, nótt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nåt f (definite singular nåta, definite plural nättren)

  1. night
    nåta fyri
    last night
  2. end, impossibility
    Hä vadht natta ti fatän
    The plate became empty.