katos

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

kattaa (to cover) +‎ -os >

Bicycle shed in Oulu, Finland
Bus shelter in Reykjavik, Iceland

Noun[edit]

katos

  1. shed that has at least one wall missing
  2. shelter (roofed structure that provides cover for weather)
  3. canopy (high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed)
  4. pentice, canopy (extension of a building's roof)
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Usage notes[edit]

An enclosed shed is called vaja or liiteri.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from katsoa (to look), via the second person singular imperative present katso (look!), with the medial "s" dropped and a final, clitic -s added.

Verb[edit]

katos

  1. (dialectal) Second-person singular imperative present form of katsoa.
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Noun[edit]

katos

  1. plural form of kato "male cat"