кат

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognate with Ukrainian кат (kat), Russian кат (kat).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kat]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

кат (katm pers (genitive ка́та, nominative plural ка́ты, genitive plural ка́таў)

  1. executioner
  2. (figuratively) a ruthless killer, a butcher

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • кат” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *katъ (flap, twist).

Noun[edit]

кат (katm

  1. (dialectal) fold, ply
  2. (dated) manner, way of implementation
    Synonyms: път (pǎt), на́чин (náčin)
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References[edit]

  • кат² in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Noun[edit]

кат (katm

  1. (low colloquial) storey, floor
    Synonym: етаж (etaž)
  2. (low colloquial) layer, thickness
    Synonyms: слой (sloj), пласт (plast), (dialectal) сяд (sjad)
  3. (low colloquial) a set of clothes, a suit, a change
    Synonym: чифт (čift)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • кат¹ in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • кат in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kato.

Preposition[edit]

кат (kat)

  1. (poetic) Alternative form of като́ (kató)

Conjunction[edit]

кат (kat)

  1. (poetic) Alternative form of като́ (kató)
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References[edit]

  • кат in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)

Kyrgyz[edit]

Noun[edit]

кат (qat)

  1. letter (written message)

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Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kǫtъ.

Noun[edit]

кат (katm (plural катови, diminutive катче)

  1. corner

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Noun[edit]

кат (katm

  1. floor, storey (level)
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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кат (katm anim or m inan (genitive ка́та, nominative plural ка́ты, genitive plural ка́тов)

  1. (historical) executioner
  2. (nautical) cat
    кат-ба́лкаkat-bálkacathead
  3. (botany) khat
  4. (computing) cut (livejournal cut, <lj-cut>, which allows you to hide all or part of your entry behind a link)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ка̏т m (Latin spelling kȁt)

  1. (Croatia) floor, story

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Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Southern Altai[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kat (layer). Cognate with Kazakh қат (qat), Kyrgyz кат (qat), Crimean Tatar qat, Karachay-Balkar къат (qat), Kumyk къат (qat), Bashkir ҡат (qat), Tatar кат (qat), Turkmen gat, Uzbek qat, Uyghur قات(qat), Shor қат, Western Yugur qat, etc.

Noun[edit]

кат (kat)

  1. layer

References[edit]

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “кат”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ, M.: OGIZ, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ, script; handwriting; written character). Cognate with Kazakh хат (xat), Kyrgyz кат (qat), Kumyk хат (xat), Bashkir хат (xat), Tatar хат (xat), Turkmen hat, Uzbek xat, Uyghur خەت(xet), etc.

Noun[edit]

кат (kat)

  1. letter

References[edit]

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “кат”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ, M.: OGIZ, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *Kat (berry). Cognate Kyrgyz кат (qat), Tuvan кат (kat), etc.

Noun[edit]

кат (kat)

  1. berry

References[edit]

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “кат”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ, M.: OGIZ, →ISBN


Tuvan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *Kat (berry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кат (kat) (definite accusative катты, plural каттар)

  1. berry
    Бо арыгда кат хөй.Bo arıgda kat xöy.There are a lot of berries in this forest.

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Ukrainian[edit]

Ukrainian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia uk

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кат (katm pers (genitive ка́та, nominative plural кати́, genitive plural каті́в)

  1. executioner
  2. (figuratively) a ruthless killer, a butcher

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