Definition:Cototient/Linguistic Note

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Linguistic Note on Cototient

The word cototient derives from:

the prefix co- denoting complement
the word totient, which is a variant term for the Euler $\phi$ function.

The word totient is pronounced to rhyme with quotient, that is: toe-shyent or toe-shent, according to taste.

The same applies to its various relatives: nontotient, cototient, noncototient, and so on.