Last modified on 14 August 2014, at 11:38

kaput

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From German kaputt, though more often rendered kaput in English; via Yiddish קאַפּוט (kaput, lost, dead). The same word has also been borrowed by many other languages, with approximately the same meaning.

AdjectiveEdit

kaput (not comparable)

  1. (slang) Out of order; not working; broken.
    My car is kaput.
    His career is kaput.
    Her marriage is kaput.
    • 1998, Saving Private Ryan
      German propaganda loudspeaker: (...) The Statue of Liberty is KAPUT.
      Captain Miller: "The Statue of Liberty is kaput" – huh, that's disconcerting.

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HungarianEdit

NounEdit

kaput

  1. accusative singular of kapu

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cappotto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǎpuːt/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧put

NounEdit

kàpūt m (Cyrillic spelling капут)

  1. coat

DeclensionEdit