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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

catte (plural cattes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of cat

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *katta, from Proto-Germanic *kattō.

NounEdit

catte f

  1. cat

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • catte”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • catte”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin catta.

NounEdit

catte f (plural cattes)

  1. feminine equivalent of cat
  2. (Jersey) tiger moth caterpillar
  3. (Jersey) worm for bait

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kattōn. Cognate with Old Frisian katte, Old Saxon katta, Middle Dutch katte (Dutch kat), Old High German kazza (German Katze), Old Norse ketta (Swedish katta). The word existed in the Germanic languages in a masculine gender also, represented in Old English by catt. The word appears to be related to Late Latin cattus as well as to similar words in the Slavic and Celtic languages, but the ultimate source is uncertain. See cat for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

catte f

  1. a female cat.

DeclensionEdit