gut vs intestine what difference

what is difference between gut and intestine

English

Etymology

From Middle English gut, gutte, gotte, from Old English gutt (usually in plural guttas (guts, entrails)), from Proto-Germanic *gut-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- (to pour). Related to English gote (drain), Old English ġēotan (to pour). More at gote, yote.

The verb is from Middle English gutten, gotten (to gut).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʌt/
  • (Inland Northern American)
  • Rhymes: -ʌt

Noun

gut (countable and uncountable, plural guts)

  1. The alimentary canal, especially the intestine.
  2. (informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged
  3. (uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.
  4. A person’s emotional, visceral self.
  5. (informal) A class that is not demanding or challenging.
  6. A narrow passage of water.
  7. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm when ready to spin its cocoon, for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. When dry, it is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fishing line.

Synonyms

  • (alimentary canal, intestine): alimentary canal, digestive system, guts, intestine, tharm, innards
  • (abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged): abdomen, beer belly, (enlarged), beer gut (UK, enlarged), belly, paunch (enlarged), potbelly (enlarged), stomach, tum, tummy
  • (intestines of an animal used to make strings): catgut

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

gut (third-person singular simple present guts, present participle gutting, simple past and past participle gutted)

  1. (transitive) To eviscerate.
  2. (transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.

Translations

Adjective

gut (comparative more gut, superlative most gut)

  1. Made of gut.
  2. Instinctive.

Related terms

  • blood-and-guts

Translations

Anagrams

  • UTG, tug

Central Franconian

Alternative forms

  • got (northern Moselle Franconian)
  • jot (Ripuarian)

Etymology

From Old High German guod, northern variant of guot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːt/

Adjective

gut (masculine gude, feminine gut, comparative besser, superlative et beste)

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) good

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡut/, [ɡ̊ud̥]

Etymology 1

From Norwegian gutt.

Noun

gut c (singular definite gutten, plural indefinite gutter)

  1. boy, lad, bloke
Inflection

Etymology 2

From English gut.

Noun

gut c (singular definite gutten, not used in plural form)

  1. gut (intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc)

Dutch

Etymology

A minced oath from god.

Pronunciation

Interjection

gut

  1. gee

German

Alternative forms

  • gůt (Early New High German)

Etymology

From Old High German guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to Luxembourgish gutt, Silesian German gutt, Dutch goed, West Frisian goed, English good, Danish god, Norwegian god and Swedish god.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ɡʊt/ (colloquial, chiefly for the interjection)
  • (Germany)
  • (Austria)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Adjective

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. good (acting in the interest of what is beneficial, ethical, or moral)
  2. good (effective; useful)
  3. good (fortunate)
  4. good (having a particularly pleasant taste)
  5. all right, fair, proper (satisfactory)
  6. good (full; entire; at least as much as)

Declension

Antonyms

  • schlecht (qualitatively or ethically bad)
  • böse (morally evil)

Derived terms

Adverb

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. well (accurately, competently, satisfactorily)
  2. a little more than (with measurements)
    Antonym: knapp
  3. easily, likely

Interjection

gut

  1. okay, all right, now then

Further reading

  • “gut” in Duden online
  • “gut” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle English

Noun

gut

  1. Alternative form of gutte

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Possibly from Dutch guit (troublemaker).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʉːt/

Noun

gut m (definite singular guten, indefinite plural gutar, definite plural gutane)

  1. a boy (young male)

Derived terms

  • ballgut

See also

  • gutt (Bokmål)

References

“gut” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German and Old High German guot. Compare German gut, Dutch goed, English good.

Adjective

gut (comparative besser, superlative bescht)

  1. good
  2. kind

Related terms

  • besser
  • bescht

Romansch

Noun

gut m (plural guts)

  1. drop

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English good.

Adverb

gut

  1. well

Related terms

  • gutpela
  • nogut

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ɡɨ̞t/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ɡɪt/

Noun

gut

  1. Soft mutation of cut.

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Norwegian gutt

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʉːt/

Noun

gut m

  1. A boy


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛstɪn/, /ɪnˈtɛsˌtiːn/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛstaɪn/, /ˈɪntɛstaɪn/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛstaɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstɪn

Etymology 1

From Latin intestīnum, neuter of intestīnus (internal), as Etymology 2, below.

Noun

intestine (plural intestines)

  1. (anatomy, often pluralized) The alimentary canal of an animal through which food passes after having passed all stomachs.
  2. One of certain subdivisions of this part of the alimentary canal, such as the small or large intestine in human beings.
Synonyms
  • bowel
  • gut
  • tharm
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • entrail
  • innard
  • colon

Etymology 2

From Latin intestīnus (internal), from intus (within).

Adjective

intestine (not comparable)

  1. Domestic; taking place within a given country or region.
    • 1615, Ralph Hamor, A True Discourse of the Present State of Virginia, Richmond 1957, p.2:
      It being true that now after fiue yeeres intestine warre with the reuengefull implacable Indians, a firme peace (not againe easily to be broken) hath bin lately concluded [].
  2. (obsolete) Internal.
    • a. 1776, David Hume, Of the Origin of Government
      a perpetual intestine struggle [] between authority and liberty
  3. (obsolete, rare) Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
    • 1678, Ralph Cudworth, The True Intellectual System of the Universe
      Every thing labours under an intestine necessity.
  4. (obsolete, rare) Shut up; enclosed.

Italian

Adjective

intestine f pl

  1. feminine plural of intestino

Latin

Adjective

intestīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of intestīnus

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