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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to rot

Third person singular
rots

Simple past
rotted

Past participle
rotten

Present participle
rotting

to rot (third-person singular simple present rots, present participle rotting, simple past rotted, past participle rotten)
  1. to decay or decompose; to become bad

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

Singular
rot

Plural
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  1. The process of becoming rotten; putrefaction
  2. Any of several diseases in which breakdown of tissue occurs
  3. nonsensical talk

Catalan

Etymology

Latin ructus

Noun

rot

  1. belcher

Dutch

Adjective

positive degree comparative degree superlative degree
uninflected form rot rotter rotst
inflected form rotte rottere rotste


rot

  1. rotten, spoiled, decayed, putrid
  2. rotten, tedious, unkind, mean

Noun

rot n. (Plural: rotten, diminutive: rotje, plural diminutive: rotjes)

  1. rot, something rotten, something rotting
  2. a military term meaning a lineup of men: file

Verb

rot

  1. singular conjugation of the verb rotten: to rot

Derived terms

  • een oude rot an old hand
  • rot op a not so friendly way to say go away (i.e.: fuck off)
  • rot- noun prefix to give it a negative meaning. For example: rotweer = shitty weather, die rothond = that damn dog'

French

Noun

rot f.

  1. belch, burp

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German

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old High German rōt, akin to Old Saxon rōd, compare Dutch rood

Adjective

rot (comparative röter, superlative am rötesten)

  1. red
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) pertaining to the SPD (a large social democratic party in Germany)

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Norwegian

Verb

rot

  1. imperative of rote.

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *raudhaz, whence also Old English rēad, Old Norse rauðr

Adjective

rōt

  1. red

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

rot c.

Inflection for rot Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rot roten rötter rötterna
Genitive rots rotens rötters rötternas
  1. root; the part of a plant under the surface.
  2. the part of a tooth extending into the bone holding the tooth in place
  3. source; an underlying cause
    Kärleken till pengar är roten till allt ont = The love of money is the root of all evil
  4. (mathematics) Of a number n., a positive number which, when raised to a specified power, yields n; the square root is understood if no power is specified
    Kubikroten ur 27 är 3 = The cube root of 27 is 3
    Multiplicera med roten ur 2 = Multiply by root 2
  5. (mathematics) A zero (of a function).
  6. (mathematics) A designated node in a tree.
  7. (mathematics) curl; a measure on how fast a vector field rotates: it can be described as the cross product of del and a given vectorial field
  8. (computing) root directory
  9. (philology) A word from which another word is derived.

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