Fasten vs Yot - What's the difference?

fasten | yot |

As nouns the difference between fasten and yot

is that fasten is while yot is the letter , an uncommon variant of j used in greek linguistics.

As a verb yot is

(dialectal) to unite closely; fasten; rivet.




(en verb)
  • To attach or connect in a secure manner.
  • The sailor fastened the boat to the dock with a half-hitch.
    Fasten your seatbelts!
    Can you fasten these boards together with some nails?
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • The words Whig and Tory have been pressed to the service of many successions of parties, with very different ideas fastened to them.
  • To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to land.
  • to fasten a blow
  • * Shakespeare
  • if I can fasten but one cup upon him


    * * English ergative verbs ----



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) , from (etyl) (Jot).


    (en noun)
  • The letter , an uncommon variant of J used in Greek linguistics.
  • Etymology 2

    Probably from an alteration of yet, . More at (l), (l).


  • (dialectal) To unite closely; fasten; rivet.
  • Synonyms
    * (l) ----