See also: otěr, ôter, and -oter

Mauritian CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French auteur.

NounEdit

oter

  1. author; writer
    Synonym: ekrivin

Etymology 2Edit

From French hauteur.

NounEdit

oter

  1. height
Related termsEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English otor, from Proto-West Germanic *ot(t)r, from Proto-Germanic *utraz, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔtər/, /ˈɔːtər/

NounEdit

oter (plural otyrs)

  1. An otter (kind of aquatic mammal)
  2. The hide, skin or pelt of an otter.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: otter
  • Scots: otter

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse otr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oter m (definite singular oteren, indefinite plural otere or otre or otrer, definite plural oterne or otrene)

  1. an otter

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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oter (1)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse otr, from Proto-Germanic *utraz, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós. From the root *wed- (water). Akin to English otter.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oter m (definite singular otren, indefinite plural otrar, definite plural otrane)

  1. an otter, an aquatic mammal of the subfamily Lutrinae
    1. a European otter, Lutra lutra
      • 1892, Marius Hægstad (translated from Hans Reusch) Naturkunna:
        Oteren hev symjehud millom tærna; han er greid til aa symja og liver av fisk.
        The otter has webbed toes, it swims well and feeds on fish.
  2. (fishing) a small otter board
    Synonym: oterfjøl

Derived termsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oter m

  1. Alternative form of otor

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) auter

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alter, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élteros (the other of two).

AdjectiveEdit

oter m (feminine singular otra, masculine plural oters, feminine plural otras)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) other
  2. (time, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) next, coming

SynonymsEdit

  • (next, coming):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) proxim
    • (Puter, Vallader) prossem