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See also: Kati, katı, and -kati

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay kati; see below.

NounEdit

kati (plural katis)

  1. (rare, Britain, historical) A weight equivalent to about 1.5 pounds, adopted as a standard by British companies.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


ArawakEdit

NounEdit

kati

  1. (Eastern Arawak) moon.

SynonymsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti

VerbEdit

kati

  1. to prime; to prepare a mechanism for its main work
  2. to keep an amount; often coins; in a wallet, cash register, etc., sometimes superstitiously serving as a charm for money or a talisman for money troubles
  3. (of a childless couple) to adopt a child in order to promote child bearing, often superstitiously to persuade a higher power to confer a biological child

NounEdit

kati

  1. that which is used as priming

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:kati.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay kati, see below.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti

NounEdit

kati m (plural kati's, diminutive katietje n)

  1. A weight defined as one-hundredth of a pikol, about 625 (other source: 616.7) grams, used in China, Indonesia and Japan.
  2. A leaden box fitting such weight, notably to ship tea

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English card.

NounEdit

kātī̀ m (plural kātunā̀, possessed form kātìn)

  1. card
  2. playing card
  3. gambling with cards

IdoEdit

NounEdit

kati

  1. plural of kato

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kati

  1. A weight defined as one-hundredth of a pikol, about 616.7 grams, used in China, Indonesia (mostly Malay-speaking) and Japan.

DescendantsEdit


MiskitoEdit

NounEdit

kati

  1. moon

MwaniEdit

NounEdit

kati class 9 (plural kati)

  1. middle

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

kati (n class, plural kati)

  1. Alternative form of katikati

AdverbEdit

kati

  1. Alternative form of katikati

PrepositionEdit

kati

  1. Alternative form of katikati

VolapükEdit

WhitesandsEdit