- n. 腐烂；腐败；腐坏
- vi. 腐烂；腐败；堕落
- vt. 使腐烂；使腐朽；使堕落
- int. （表示厌恶、蔑视、烦恼等）胡说；糟了
- n. (Rot)人名；(法、德、俄、塞、捷、瑞典)罗特
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来自古英语 rotian,腐烂，来自 Proto-Germanic*rutona,腐烂，可能进一步来自 PIE*red,撕，咬， 词源同 rodent,rat.
- rot: [OE] Rot goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *rutjan, which also produced Dutch rotten. It may be related ultimately to Latin rudis ‘rough’, source of English rude. The adjective rotten  was borrowed from Old Norse rotinn, which came from the same Germanic stem as produced *rutjan. The mild imprecation drat  is a conflation of God and rot.
- rot (v.)
- Old English rotian "to decay, putrefy," from Proto-Germanic *rutjan (cognates: Old Saxon roton, Old Norse rotna, Old Frisian rotia, Middle Dutch roten, Dutch rotten, Old High German rozzen "to rot," German rößen "to steep flax"), from stem *rut-. Related: Rotted; rotting.
- rot (n.)
- early 14c., from rot (v.) or of Scandinavian origin (compare Icelandic rot, Swedish röta, Danish røde "decay, putrefaction"), from the root of the verb. Slang noun sense of "rubbish, trash" is from 1848.
- 1. It took internal whistle-blowing and investigative journalism to uncover the rot.
- 2. Condensation will eventually cause the fabric of the building to rot away.
- 3. The trees were in bad shape from dry rot.
- 4. Prod the windowsills to check for signs of rot.
- 5. Rot is eating away the interior of the house.
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