Kat

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See also: kat, KAT, kát, kăt, kåt, kąt, ką̊t, and k'at

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kat

  1. A short form of the female given names Katharine and Katherine.
    • 1991 Margaret Atwood: Wilderness Tips ISBN 0385 421060 : page 36:
      During her childhood she was a romanticized Katherine, dressed by her misty-eyed, fussy mother in dresses that looked like ruffled pillowcases. By high school she'd shed the frills and emerged as a bouncy, round-faced Kathy - - - At university she was Kath, blunt and no-bullshit in her Take-Back-the-Night jeans and checked shirt - - - When she ran away to England, she sliced herself down to Kat. It was economical, street-feline, and pointed as a nail.

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kat]
  • Hyphenation: Kat
  • Rhymes: -at

Noun[edit]

Kat m (genitive Kat or Kats, plural Kats)

  1. (auto part) Short for Katalysator (catalytic converter).
Further reading[edit]
  • Kat in Duden online

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kat]
  • Hyphenation: Kat

Noun[edit]

Kat n (genitive Kat or Kats, no plural)

  1. khat
Further reading[edit]
  • Kat in Duden online

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *kat, katte, from Proto-Germanic *kattuz, *kattō, *katts. More at cat.

Noun[edit]

Kat m

  1. cat

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