kaput

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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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


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 капут)

  1. coat

DeclensionEdit


SundaneseEdit

VerbEdit

kaput

  1. to sew
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