EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -uːt

VerbEdit

poot (third-person singular simple present poots, present participle pooting, simple past and past participle pooted)

  1. (babytalk, slang) To fart.

NounEdit

poot (plural poots)

  1. (babytalk, slang) A fart, perhaps a relatively quiet one.

Usage notesEdit

Much less vulgar than fart; accepted in some circles (speaking with children) where fart would not be.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch poot, from Middle Dutch pôte.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poot (plural pote)

  1. paw

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch pôte (limb, claw), further etymology unclear. The only known Germanic cognate is Middle Low German pote. Outside Germanic, Old French pote and Catalan pota may be related.

NounEdit

poot m (plural poten, diminutive pootje n)

  1. limb (arm or leg) of an animal (sometimes human)
    Spinnen hebben acht poten.
    Spiders have eight legs.
  2. (informal) leg or foot
    Geen poot hebben om op te staan.
    Not having a leg to stand on.
  3. (informal) hand
    Blijf met je poten van me af!
    Keep your hands off me!
  4. leg of an object, e.g. furniture
    Een kruk met drie poten.
    A stool with three legs.
Usage notesEdit

Although using poot to denote limbs of humans in normally considered rude, there are some exceptions in case of idioms like Op zijn achterste poten staan. (To get up on one's hind legs.)

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: poot

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from ruigpoot.

NounEdit

poot m (plural poten, diminutive pootje n)

  1. (vulgar, derogatory) homosexual
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

poot

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of poten
  2. imperative of poten

KaraoEdit

NounEdit

poot

  1. consciousness

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

poot

  1. Alternative form of pot

TagalogEdit

NounEdit

poót

  1. wrath; intense anger; rage; indignation
  2. hate; hatred

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TapachultecEdit

EtymologyEdit

See po.

NounEdit

poot

  1. moon

Usage notesEdit

  • This is the form given in Johnston's vocabulary; Lehmann says the form in the Sapper-Ricke wordlists is po.

ReferencesEdit

  • Walter Lehmann, Über die Stellung und Verwandtschaft der Subtiaba-Sprache der pazifischen Küste Nicaraguas und über die Sprache von Tapachula in Südchiapas (1915), Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 47, presenting the wordlists of Karl Sapper, Ricke, and Amado Johnston.