See also: Até, Atë, até, atè, atê, atë, āte, åte, -ate, and átʼé

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ate

  1. simple past tense of eat
    Synonym: et (colloquial)
  2. (colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of eat
    • 1805, Maximilien de Béthune duc de Sully, Memoirs of Maximillian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great [] [1], volume IV, page 171:
      I have a very good appetite, have ate some excellent melons, and they have served me up some quails, the fattest and tenderest I have ever ate.
    • 1929, Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, Nicky-Nan, Reservist[2], page 27:
      “Haven't ate all the eggs, I hope? For I be hungry as a hunter []
    • 2013 January 11 [1997], David Bell; Gill Valentine, Consuming Geographies: We Are Where We Eat[3], Routledge, →ISBN, page 140:
      So I'd have ate when me Dad had ate, sort of thing, I think, you know when he come home from work, I'd have waited for him, I wouldn't have said I wanted mine at four o'clock []

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

ate

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of atar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of atar

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

ate inan

  1. door, entrance
  2. pass, gorge
  3. goal

DeclensionEdit


DrehuEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ate

  1. to know, be knowledgable

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ate

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of eten

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Pacific *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

NounEdit

ate

  1. Obsolete spelling of yate

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ate

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あて

KapampanganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

NounEdit

até

  1. (anatomy) liver

LaboyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

NounEdit

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver
  2. (figurative) heart

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011) , “ate”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 6
  • Laboya in Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

LinduEdit

NounEdit

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver

LithuanianEdit

InterjectionEdit

ate

  1. (informal) goodbye
    Synonyms: iki, viso gero

MandinkaEdit

PronounEdit

ate

  1. he, him (personal pronoun)
  2. she, her (personal pronoun)
  3. it (personal pronoun)

See alsoEdit


MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

NounEdit

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ate

  1. Alternative form of ote

Mori BawahEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ate

  1. liver

ReferencesEdit

  • The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (2013, →ISBN, page 684

OjibweEdit

VerbEdit

ate (changed conjunct form eteg, reduplicated form ayate, augmented form atemagad)

  1. be (in a certain place)
    Gii-kwanabise iwe biskitenaagan imaa adoopowinaakong gaa-ateg.
    The birch bark tray that was sitting on the table tipped over.

ConjugationEdit

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

ate

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of atar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of atar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of atar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of atar

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

NounEdit

ate

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of Nahuatl origin.

NounEdit

ate m (plural ates)

  1. a kind of Mexican jelly candy made by cooking fruit pulp, usually from guava, quince, peach or prickly pear.
    Synonym: dulce

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

ate

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of atar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of atar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of atar.

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hokkien 阿姊 (á-chí).

NounEdit

ate (masculine kuya)

  1. a big sister: an elder sister, especially the eldest.
    Nagluto sina ate at nanay ng aming pananghalian.Our big sister and mother cooked our lunch.
  2. (informal) respectful term of address or honorific for a young woman or girl or any female older than oneself; miss; sis
    Bumili ako ng pagkain kay ate.I bought food from the miss (food stall vendor).
  3. (informal) A female upperclasswoman; a female senior
    Tinanong ko ang ate sa hayskul, "Ate, ano po ang mga gawain niyo sa hayskul".I asked my senior from high school, "Miss, what activities do you do in high school?"

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SynonymsEdit


Tocharian BEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Tocharian *āté, from Proto-Indo-European *éti.

AdverbEdit

ate

  1. away

Further readingEdit

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) , “ate”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 10

WaujaEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ate

  1. ow, ouch (expressing pain in response to heat)
    Ate! Inyatapai itsei!Ow! [The] fire is hot! [I got singed or burned].

ReferencesEdit

  • E. Ireland field notes. Need to be checked by native speaker.