Main definitions of -ot in English

: -ot1-ot2

-ot1

suffix

  • Forming nouns which were originally diminutives.

    ‘ballot’
    ‘parrot’

Origin

From French.

Pronunciation

-ot

/ət/

Main definitions of -ot in English

: -ot1-ot2

-ot2

suffix

  • 1(forming nouns) denoting a person of a particular type.

    ‘harlot’
    ‘idiot’
    1. 1.1 Denoting a native of a place.
      ‘Cypriot’

Origin

Via French and Latin from Greek ōtēs.

Pronunciation

-ot

/ət/