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See also: Kat, KAT, kát, kăt, kåt, kąt, ką̊t, k'at, and кат

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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

kat

  1. Symbol for katal, an SI unit of measurement of catalytic activity.

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kat (plural kats)

  1. An ancient Egyptian unit of weight, one fiftieth of an avoirdupois pound.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kat (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of khat

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kat.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kat/, [kɐt], [kät]

NounEdit

kat (plural katte)

  1. cat

DescendantsEdit

  • Xhosa: ikati
  • Zulu: ikati

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

NounEdit

kat m (indefinite plural kate, definite singular kati, definite plural katit)

  1. floor, storey

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat m

  1. executioner

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse kǫttr, from Proto-Germanic *kattuz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kat/, [ˈkʰad̥]
  • (file)

NounEdit

kat c (singular definite katten, plural indefinite katte)

  1. cat
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat c (singular definite katten, not used in plural form)

  1. khat

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

 
Een kat likt haar vacht. — A cat is licking its fur.

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

kat f (plural katten, diminutive katje n, masculine kater or mannetjeskat)

  1. cat, pussy, Felis silvestris catus
    Synonyms: dakhaas, poes
  2. female cat
    Synonym: poes
  3. (by extension) feline
  4. (historical) cat, tortoise (wheeled gallery offering protection to approaching besiegers; medieval siege weapon)
    Synonym: schildpad
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

kat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of katten
  2. imperative of katten

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

kat m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of qat

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kat” in Van Dale Onlinewoordenboek, Van Dale Lexicografie, 2007.

Haitian CreoleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French quatre (four)

NumeralEdit

kat

  1. four

Etymology 2Edit

From French carte (map)

NounEdit

kat

  1. map

KurdishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat ?

  1. (Kurmanji) sprout, growth

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

kat ?

  1. (Sorani) time

Louisiana Creole FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French quatre (four).

NumeralEdit

kat

  1. four

Mauritian CreoleEdit

Mauritian Creole cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : kat
    Ordinal : katriem

EtymologyEdit

From French quatre.

NumeralEdit

kat

  1. four

Derived termsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dialectal Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognate to Czech kat, Slovak kat, Upper Sorbian kat and Lower Sorbian kat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat m pers

  1. executioner, hangman, headsman
    Ku rozczarowaniu tłumu egzekucję na rynku odwołano z powodu choroby kata.
  2. (figuratively) torturer, tormentor

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

kat m anim

  1. three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
    Synonyms: ciernik, kolka, czart

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kat in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

kat f

  1. scissors

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat). Compare Turkish kat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȁt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏т)

  1. (Croatia) floor, story

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • kat” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Škaljić, Abdulah (1966) Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Sarajevo: Svjetlost, page 400

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognates include Polish kat, Czech kat, Lower Sorbian kat, and Upper Sorbian kat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat m (genitive singular kata, nominative plural kati, genitive plural katov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. executioner, hangman

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kat in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish قات(kat), from Proto-Turkic *kat (layer).

NounEdit

kat (definite accusative katı, plural katlar)

  1. floor, level
  2. fold, layer
  3. times
    On kat daha güçlü
    Ten times stronger

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kat
Definite accusative katı
Singular Plural
Nominative kat katlar
Definite accusative katı katları
Dative kata katlara
Locative katta katlarda
Ablative kattan katlardan
Genitive katın katların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular katım katlarım
2nd singular katın katların
3rd singular katı katları
1st plural katımız katlarımız
2nd plural katınız katlarınız
3rd plural katları katları

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

kat (nominative plural kats)

  1. cat

DeclensionEdit

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

kat c (plural katten, diminutive katsje)

  1. cat

Further readingEdit

  • kat”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kátr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kat m (definite katn, dative katåm)

  1. the first slice of a loaf

AdjectiveEdit

kat (plural kaat)

  1. lively, frisky

Related termsEdit

  • kaat f (friskiness, playfulness)