Complete Definition of "rot"

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wikipedia|dab=rot
English

Pronunciation
w:General American|GenAm? IPA|[ɹÉt]
audio|en-us-rot.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ét|-Ét

Verb
en-verb|rots|rotting|rotted|rotten

to rot

  1. to decay, to become bad

Derived terms
potter's rot

Translations

Dutch: rotten, vergaan
Finnish: mädäntyä
French: pourrir
German: verrotten, verderben
mid
Russian: гниÑÑ
Romanian: putrezi, descompune
Spanish: pudrir, podrir
Swedish: ruttna

Category:English intransitive verbs


Catalan

Etymology
Latin ructus

Noun
rot

  1. belcher

Category:Catalan nouns


Dutch

Adjective
rot (rotter, rotst)

  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

Synonyms
renvoi


German

Pronunciation
IPA|[ÊoËt]

Etymology
Old High German rÅt, akin to Old Saxon rÅd, compare Dutch rood

Adjective
rot

  1. red

Derived terms
rothaarig
Rotkehlchen
Rotstift
Rotwein
röten
Rötung

Related terms
Rot

Category:German adjectives
Category:de:Colors


Old High German

Etymology
Common Germanic *raudhaz, whence also Old English rÄad, Old Norse rauðr

Adjective
rÅt

  1. red

Category:Old High German adjectives


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-en rot.ogg|audio

Noun
infl|sv|noun|g=c
sv-noun-irreg-c|rot|roten|rötter|rötterna

  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

  1. mathematics|lang=sv 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

  1. mathematics|lang=sv A zero (of a function).
  2. mathematics|lang=sv A designated node in a tree.
  3. mathematics|lang=sv 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
  4. computers|lang=sv root directory
  5. (philology) A word from which another word is derived.

Synonyms
källa (3)
nollställe (5)

See also
rötter
rota (sig)

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Revision and Credits for"rot"
  • 2007-12-05 01:46 - EncycloPetey - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/200.127.229.164|200.127.229.164]] ([[User_talk:200.127.229.164|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Mike|Mike]]

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