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Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse fótr.

Noun

fot m. (definite singular foten; indefinite plural føtter; definite plural føttene)

  1. foot

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *fōtuz, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds, lengthened o-grade of *ped- (foot). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian fōt, Old Saxon fōt (Dutch voet), Old High German fuoz (German Fuß), Old Norse fótr (Danish fod, Swedish fot), Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐍄𐌿𐍃 (fotus). The PIE root was also the source of Sanskrit पद् (pā́t), Ancient Greek πούς (pous) (genitive ποδός (podos)); Doric πῶς (pōs), Latin pes (genitive pedis).

Pronunciation

Noun

fōt m. (plural fēt)

  1. (anatomy) A foot
  2. Pace or tread
  3. (prosody) A foot
  4. A unit of length, especially as equal to a third of a yard

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse fótr.

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for fot Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot foten fötter fötterna
Genitive fots fotens fötters fötternas
  1. (anatomy) foot; the body part touching the ground while standing or walking
  2. foot; the part of something which is in contact with the underlying surface
  3. foot; the end opposite to the head or the top

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Noun

Declination for fot Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative fot fot
Genitive fots fots

fot c. (uncountable)

  1. foot; an Imperial length unit of measurement equal to 30.48 cm
  2. (obsolete) foot; an old Swedish length unit of measurement equal to 29.69 cm

Volapük

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fot fots
Accusative foti fotis
Genitive fota fotas
Dative fote fotes

Etymology

From French forêt.

Noun

fot

  1. forest

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