кат

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See also: қат and кӑт

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. (figurative) 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]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Noun[edit]

кат (katm

  1. (low colloquial) storey, floor
  2. (low colloquial) layer, thickness, fold, ply
  3. (low colloquial) a set of clothes, a suit, a change
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Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

кат (kat)

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

Conjunction[edit]

кат (kat)

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

Kyrgyz[edit]

Noun[edit]

кат (kat)

  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)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “кат”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ка̏т m (Latin spelling kȁt)

  1. (Croatia) floor, story

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

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]

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. (figurative) a ruthless killer, a butcher

Declension[edit]