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Tot

English

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Scots tot, a shortened form of totum ("small child; tot"), of uncertain origin. Compare totter, tottle. Compare also Old Norse tottr ("name of a dwarf"), Swedish tutte ("small child"), Danish tommeltot ("little child").

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -?t

Noun

tot (plural tots)

  1. A small child.
    He learned to run when he was just a tot.
  2. A measure of spirits, especially rum.
    • 1897: Mary H. Kingsley, Travels in West Africa
      Then I give them a tot of rum apiece, as they sit huddled in their blankets.
    • 1916: Siegfried Sassoon, The Working Party
      And tot of rum to send him warm to sleep.
  3. tater tot.
  4. (Britain, dialect, dated) A foolish fellow.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
Translations

Etymology 2

Short for total ("to sum").

Pronunciation

Verb

tot (third-person singular simple present tots, present participle totting, simple past and past participle totted)

  1. To sum or total. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (Britain, historical) To mark (a debt) with the word tot (Latin for "so much"), indicating that it was good or collectible for the amount specified.
    a totted debt
Derived terms

Noun

tot (plural tots)

  1. An addition of a long column of figures.

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch tot, from Middle Dutch tot, t?te, from Old Dutch tote, toti ("to, until").

Pronunciation

Conjunction

tot

  1. until

Preposition

tot

  1. until

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Noun

tot m (plural toteanj)

  1. old man
  2. grandfather

Synonyms

See also


Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan tot, from Latin t?tus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

tot (feminine tota, masculine plural tots, feminine plural totes)

  1. all
    Antonym: cap

Pronoun

tot

  1. everything
    Antonym: res

Derived terms

Further reading


Chinook Jargon

Noun

tot

  1. uncle

Coordinate terms

  • (with regard to gender): kwalh

Crimean Tatar

Noun

tot

  1. rust, corrosion

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin t?tus. Compare Romanian, Romansch, Occitan, and Catalan tot, Italian tutto, French tout, Spanish and Portuguese todo.

Adjective

tot (feminine tota, masculine plural to?)

  1. all

Pronoun

tot

  1. everything

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch tot, t?te, from Old Dutch tote, toti ("to, until"), equivalent to toe + te. Compare Old Saxon t?te ("to, until"), Old Frisian tot ("until"), Old High German zuo ze.

Pronunciation

Preposition

tot

  1. to, up to
  2. until

Inflection

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: tot

Conjunction

tot

  1. until, till
    Ik kan niet wachten tot het hier ook weer gaat sneeuwen! - I can't wait till it snows here as well!

Anagrams


German

Etymology

From Middle High German t?t, from Old High German t?t (akin to Old Saxon d?d), from Proto-West Germanic *daud, from Proto-Germanic *daudaz. Compare Dutch dood, English dead, Danish død, Norwegian Nynorsk daud

Pronunciation

Adjective

tot (not comparable)

  1. dead, deceased

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

Further reading

  • tot in Duden online

Italian

Adjective

tot (invariable)

  1. so many

Noun

tot m (invariable)

  1. so much

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *toti, adverb from *só. Cognate with Sanskrit (táti), Ancient Greek (tósos).

Pronunciation

Determiner

tot (indeclinable)

  1. so many

Derived terms

Related terms

References


Occitan

Etymology

From Old Occitan tot, from Latin t?tus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

tot m (feminine singular tota, masculine plural tots, feminine plural totas)

  1. all
  2. each, every
    Synonym: cada

Derived terms

Pronoun

tot

  1. everything

Old French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin t?tus.

Adjective

tot m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tote)

  1. all

Declension

Adverb

tot

  1. all; completely

Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *daud, from Proto-Germanic *daudaz.

Adjective

t?t

  1. dead

Related terms

Descendants

  • Middle High German: t?t
    • Alemannic German:
    • Bavarian: doud
      Cimbrian: tòat
    • Central Franconian: dut, dot
      Hunsrik: dot
      Luxembourgish: dout
    • East Central German:
      Erzgebirgisch: duud
      Upper Saxon: [Term?]
    • East Franconian: [Term?]
    • German: tot
    • Rhine Franconian: dut, dot
    • Yiddish: ?(toyt)

Old Occitan

Etymology

From Latin t?tus.

Adjective

tot (nominative singular tuih)

  1. all

Descendants


Romagnol

Pronoun

tot

  1. everyone

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin t?tus. Compare Aromanian tut, Catalan tot, French tout, Italian tutto, Portuguese todo, Spanish todo.

Pronunciation

Determiner

tot m or n (feminine singular toat?, masculine plural to?i, feminine and neuter plural toate)

  1. all, (the) whole
  2. (in the plural) all, every

Declension

Pronoun

tot

  1. everything

Derived terms

References


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) tut
  • (Puter, Vallader) tuot

Etymology

From Latin t?tus.

Adverb

tot

  1. (Surmiran) all

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French tot, from Latin t?tus.

Adjective

tot

  1. all

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