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Symbol

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kat

  1. Symbol for katal, an SI unit of measurement of catalytic activity.
  2. (international standards) ISO 639-2/T & ISO 639-3 language code for Georgian.

English

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Etymology 1

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Noun

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kat (plural kats)

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

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Noun

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kat (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of khat

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Afrikaans

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Etymology

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Inherited from Dutch kat.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kat/, [kɐt], [kät]
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kat (plural katte)

  1. cat

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  • Xhosa: ikati
  • Zulu: ikati

Albanian

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Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات (kat).

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kat m (plural kate, definite kati, definite plural katet)

  1. floor, storey

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Czech

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *katъ.

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kat m anim

  1. executioner
    Synonym: popravčí

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Further reading

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  • kat in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kat in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

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Etymology 1

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

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  • IPA(key): /kat/, [kʰæd̥], [kʰæt]
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Noun

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kat c (singular definite katten, plural indefinite katte)

  1. cat
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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

  1. khat

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Dutch

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

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Middle Dutch catte, from Old Dutch *katta, from Proto-West Germanic *kattā, from Latin catta, feminine of cattus.

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

  1. domestic cat, pussy, Felis silvestris catus
    Synonyms: dakhaas, poes
  2. (by extension) feline
    Synonym: katachtige
  3. female cat
    Synonyms: kattin, poes
  4. (historical) cat, tortoise (a wheeled gallery offering protection to approaching besiegers; a medieval siege weapon)
    Synonym: schildpad
  5. (military) cavalier (a raised firing platform)
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: kat
  • Jersey Dutch: kāt
  • Negerhollands: katje (from the Dutch diminutive)
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: kat

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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kat

  1. inflection of katten:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

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Noun

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kat m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of qat

Further reading

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

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Haitian Creole

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Etymology 1

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Derived from French quatre (four).

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kat

  1. four

Etymology 2

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Derived from French carte (map).

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kat

  1. map

Louisiana Creole

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Louisiana Creole cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : kat
    Ordinal : katriyèmm

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Inherited from French quatre (four).

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kat

  1. four

Malay

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Etymology

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Clipping of dekat.

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Preposition

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kat

  1. (informal) Alternative form of dekat.

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Mauritian Creole

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

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Derived from French quatre.

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kat

  1. four

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Northern Kurdish

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kat ?

  1. sprout, growth

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Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

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

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kat m pers

  1. executioner, hangman, headsman
    Synonym: oprawca
    Ku rozczarowaniu tłumu egzekucję na rynku odwołano z powodu choroby kata.To the disappointment of the crowd, the execution was cancelled due to the executioner's illness.
  2. (figurative) torturer, tormentor
    Synonym: oprawca

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kat m animal

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

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Further reading

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  • kat in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kat in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani

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Etymology

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  1. Inherited from Prakrit 𑀓𑀢𑁆𑀢𑀺𑀬𑀸 (kattiyā),[1] 𑀓𑀢𑁆𑀢𑀺𑀬 (kattiya),[2] from Sanskrit कर्त्त्री (karttrī).[1][2]
  2. Inherited from Sanskrit कर्तरि (kartari).[2]

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kat f (nominative plural katǎ)

  1. scissors[2][3][4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) “karttrī”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 145
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Boretzky, Norbert, Igla, Birgit (1994) “kat”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 137b
  3. ^ Marcel Courthiade (2009) “i/e kat, -ǎ- ʒ. -ǎ, -ěn-”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (overall work in Hungarian and English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 190a
  4. ^ Andrea Scala (2020) “Romani Lexicon”, in Yaron Matras, Anton Tenser, editors, The Palgrave Handbook of Romani Language and Linguistics, Palgrave Macmillan, →ISBN, page 92

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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

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kȁt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏т)

  1. (Croatia) floor, storey

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References

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

Slovak

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Etymology

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

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

  1. executioner, hangman

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Further reading

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  • kat”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Swedish

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Noun

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kat c

  1. khat (a shrub, including when used as a recreational drug)

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Declension of kat 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kat katen
Genitive kats katens

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Turkish

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Etymology

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

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kat (definite accusative katı, plural katlar)

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

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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
Nominative
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
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular katımı katlarımı
2nd singular katını katlarını
3rd singular katını katlarını
1st plural katımızı katlarımızı
2nd plural katınızı katlarınızı
3rd plural katlarını katlarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular katıma katlarıma
2nd singular katına katlarına
3rd singular katına katlarına
1st plural katımıza katlarımıza
2nd plural katınıza katlarınıza
3rd plural katlarına katlarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular katımda katlarımda
2nd singular katında katlarında
3rd singular katında katlarında
1st plural katımızda katlarımızda
2nd plural katınızda katlarınızda
3rd plural katlarında katlarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular katımdan katlarımdan
2nd singular katından katlarından
3rd singular katından katlarından
1st plural katımızdan katlarımızdan
2nd plural katınızdan katlarınızdan
3rd plural katlarından katlarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular katımın katlarımın
2nd singular katının katlarının
3rd singular katının katlarının
1st plural katımızın katlarımızın
2nd plural katınızın katlarınızın
3rd plural katlarının katlarının

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Noun

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kat (nominative plural kats)

  1. cat (an animal of the family Felidae)

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West Frisian

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Inherited from Old Frisian katte, from Proto-West Germanic *kattā.

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kat c (plural katten, diminutive katsje)

  1. cat

Further reading

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