See also: kaputt

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kəˈpʊt/, /kəˈpuːt/

Alternative formsEdit

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.

TranslationsEdit


DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kaput (neuter kaput, plural and definite singular attributive kaput)

  1. broken, dysfunctional

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

kapu +‎ -t

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒput]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧put

NounEdit

kaput

  1. accusative singular of kapu
    Nyisd ki a kaput!Open the gate!

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cappotto.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

kàpūt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̀пӯт)

  1. coat

DeclensionEdit


SundaneseEdit

VerbEdit

kaput

  1. to sew