See also: ålat

Bikol Central

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈlat/ [ʔaˈl̪at]
  • Hyphenation: a‧lat

Noun

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alát (Basahan spelling ᜀᜎᜆ᜔)

  1. Nonstandard form of halat.

Catalan

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Etymology

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From ala +‎ -at.

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alat (feminine alada, masculine plural alats, feminine plural alades)

  1. winged

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Cebuano

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Tagalog alat (slang: police officer).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: a‧lat
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔalat/ [ˈʔa.l̪ɐt̪]

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alat

  1. (slang) police officer
    Synonym: polis

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Tagalog alat (saltiness).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: a‧lat
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔalat/ [ˈʔa.l̪ɐt̪]

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alat

  1. salted eggs

Etymology 3

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: a‧lat
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈlat/ [ʔɐˈl̪at̪]

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alát

  1. big and tall wide-mouth basket with loose mesh weave

Verb

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alát

  1. to make such basket

Finnish

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Etymology 1

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Verb

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alat

  1. second-person singular present indicative of alkaa

Etymology 2

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Noun

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alat

  1. nominative plural of ala

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Hiligaynon

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alát

  1. basket

Indonesian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Malay alat, from Classical Malay الت (alat), from Arabic آلَة (ʔāla).[1]

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alat (first-person possessive alatku, second-person possessive alatmu, third-person possessive alatnya)

  1. tool
    1. device intended to make a task easier}} Any mechanical device meant to ease or do a task.
      Synonyms: peranti, perkakas, radas
    2. Any piece of equipment used in a profession, e.g. a craftman's tools.
      Synonym: perkakas
    3. Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means.
      Synonym: wahana
    4. A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, by another person or group.
  2. equipment
    Synonym: perlengkapan
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Minangkabau [Term?]

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alat (first-person possessive alatku, second-person possessive alatmu, third-person possessive alatnya)

  1. guest
  2. feast
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Etymology 3

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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alat (first-person possessive alatku, second-person possessive alatmu, third-person possessive alatnya)

  1. basket

References

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  1. ^ Erwina Burhanuddin, Abdul Gaffar Ruskhan, R.B. Chrismanto (1993) Penelitian kosakata bahasa Arab dalam bahasa Indonesia [Research on Arabic vocabulary in Indonesian]‎[1], Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, →ISBN, →OCLC

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Kott

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Etymology

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From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔalit (˜-ŕ-). Compare Arin bɨqam-álte, biqam-álte, and kekm-elte (wife).

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alat

  1. woman

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Latin

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alat

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of alō

Malay

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Etymology

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From Arabic آلَة (ʔāla).

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alat (Jawi spelling الت, plural alat-alat, informal 1st possessive alatku, 2nd possessive alatmu, 3rd possessive alatnya)

  1. tool

Northern Kurdish

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Etymology

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From Arabic آلَة (ʔāla).

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alat ?

  1. tool, implement
  2. instrument
  3. device
  4. apparatus
  5. appliance

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish آلت (âlet) (Turkish alet), from Persian آلت (âlat), from Arabic آلَة (ʔāla).

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  • IPA(key): /ǎlaːt/
  • Hyphenation: a‧lat

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àlāt m (Cyrillic spelling а̀ла̄т, relational adjective àlātnī)

  1. tool
  2. instrument

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Tagalog

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Philippine *aDat. Compare Ilocano adat (bad taste), Kapampangan alat (saltiness), Masbatenyo arat (saltiness), Aklanon aeat (salty), and Hiligaynon alat (saltiness). For the "unlucky" sense, compare Spanish salado (unlucky (of a person), literally salty).

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alat (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜆ᜔)

  1. salty
    Synonym: maalat
  2. (figurative) unlucky
    Synonym: malas

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alat (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜆ᜔)

  1. saltiness
  2. (figurative) bad luck; unluckiness
    Synonym: malas
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Etymology 2

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Backslang from tala (star), a reference to the star badges worn by police officers.

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alat (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜆ᜔)

  1. (slang, back slang) police officer; cop
    Synonyms: (slang) lespu, (slang) parak, pulis

Further reading

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  • alat”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Zorc, R. David, San Miguel, Rachel (1993) Tagalog Slang Dictionary[2], Manila: De La Salle University Press, →ISBN

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