shat

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See also: shát

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A late innovation, apparently by analogy with sitsat.[1][2] First recorded in the eighteenth century.[3]

Verb[edit]

shat

  1. simple past tense and past participle of shit

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce L. Derwing, Royal Skousen, Productivity and the English Past Tense, in The Reality of Linguistic Rules, page 202
  2. ^ Survival of the Strongest, in Studies in the History of the English Language V (2010, ISBN 3110220326), page 101: What may come as a surprise, depending on the framework in which one operates, is that sit must have been largely responsible for the preterite shat of shit and probably the preterite spat of spit. Shit should conjugate shite~shote, and spit was originally weak (OED).
  3. ^ Harper, Douglas (2001), "Etymology Online Dictionary: 'shit'", Etymology Online Dictionary. Douglas Harper. URL accessed on 2009-04-13.

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *śaktā, from Proto-Indo-European *sē̆k (to cut). Cognate to Latin secula (sickle), sacena (pick-axe of the pontifix).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shat m (indefinite plural shata)

  1. heart-shaped hoe, mattock

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.358

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: shât

Noun[edit]

shat f

  1. shirt

Kriol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English shot

Noun[edit]

shat

  1. attempt