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See also: Nat, nät, and nåt

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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From Burmese နတ် (nat).

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NounEdit

nat (plural nats)

  1. A spirit in Burmese mythology, whose cult is followed alongside Buddhism.

Etymology 2Edit

Reduced form of naught.

AdverbEdit

nat (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Not. [14th-17th c.]
    • 1614, William Browne, The Shepheard's Pipe:
      And he a pistle rowned in her eare, / Nat what I want, for I ne came nat there.

Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviation of natural logarithm.

NounEdit

nat (plural nats)

  1. logarithmic unit of information or entropy, based on natural logarithms
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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nātus.

AdjectiveEdit

nat m (feminine nada, masculine plural nats, feminine plural nades)

  1. born

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nátt, nótt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

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NounEdit

nat c (singular definite natten, plural indefinite nætter)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nat, from Old Dutch nat, from Proto-Germanic *nataz.

AdjectiveEdit

nat (comparative natter, superlative natst)

  1. wet

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NounEdit

nat n (uncountable)

  1. moisture

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

nat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of

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RafsiEdit

nat

  1. rafsi of natmi.

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English *nōht, nāht (nought, nothing), short for nōwiht, nāwiht (nothing, literally no thing, no creature), corresponding to (no) + wiht (thing, creature).

AdverbEdit

nat

  1. not
    • 13??, Geoffrey Chaucer, Boethius and Troilus
      And at the laste, yif that any wight wene a thing to ben other weyes thanne it is, it is nat only unscience, but it is deceivable opinioun ful diverse and fer fro the sothe of science.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nātus, taking the meaning of "offspring" or "progeny" in relation to the parent. Compare Aromanian nat (child), also Provençal nada ("girl").

NounEdit

nat m (plural nați)

  1. (uncommon, popular) person, individual
  2. (uncommon, popular) kinsman, relative

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