kaste

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See also: Kaste, caste, and kastē

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese casta, from Latin castus 'pure, clean'

Noun[edit]

kaste c (singular definite kasten, plural indefinite kaster)

  1. caste
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Etymology 2[edit]

Old Norse kasta (Norwegian kaste, Faroese, Icelandic, Swedish kasta and English cast).

Verb[edit]

kaste (imperative kast, infinitive at kaste, present tense kaster, past tense kastede, past participle har kastet)

  1. to throw, to chuck
    Kaste en bold (Throw a ball)
  2. to drop
    Kaste en bombe (fra et fly) (Drop a bomb (from an airplane))
  3. to cast
    Koen kastede sin kalv (The cow cast its calf)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese casta (lineage, race), from the feminine of casto (pure, chaste), from Latin castus (pure, clean). Cognate with Danish, Norwegian (see below), German Kaste, English caste, French caste etc.

Noun[edit]

kaste f (plural kasten, diminutive kastetje n)

  1. a caste, hereditary Indian socio-religious class (except the 'unclean' lowest)
  2. a similarly closed social class, especially if rather impenetrable -notably (de facto) hereditary-, as in Ancient Egypt or various tribal and feudal societies
  3. any closed, social and/or hierarchic group, such as a priesthood or a military corps
  4. (obsolete) national/ethnic group or character

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kastek.

Noun[edit]

kaste (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. dew
  2. sauce

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kastek. Equivalent to kastaa +‎ -e.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑste̞ˣ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑste
  • Hyphenation: kas‧te

Noun[edit]

kaste

  1. dew
  2. baptism, christening

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaste f (5th declension)

  1. box

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese casta 'lineage, race', from the feminine of casto 'pure, chaste', from Latin castus 'pure, clean' (cognate with kastijden 'to chastise', English chasten, French chaste etc.), cognate with Danish, Dutch (see above) etc.

Noun[edit]

kaste m (definite singular kasten, indefinite plural kaster, definite plural kastene)

  1. caste

Etymology 2[edit]

Old Norse kasta (Danish kaste, Faroese, Icelandic, Swedish kasta and English cast).

Verb[edit]

kaste (present tense kaster; past tense and past participle kasta or kastet)

  1. (transitive) to throw
  2. (transitive) to dart
  3. to cast
    kaste skygge - cast a shadow
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaste m (definite singular kasten, indefinite plural kastar, definite plural kastane)

  1. caste

Verb[edit]

kaste (present tense kastar, past tense kasta, past participle kasta, passive infinitve kastast, present participle kastande, imperative kaste/kast)

  1. Alternative form of kasta

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kastek.

Noun[edit]

kaste (genitive singular kastken, partitive singular kastet, partitive plural kastkid)

  1. dew

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "роса" in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik/Новый русско-вепсский словарь (Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ), Nina G. Zaiceva, Maria I. Mullonen, 2007.