Kat

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Kat

  1. A short form of the female given names Katharine and Katherine.
    • 1991, Margaret Atwood, Wilderness Tips, →ISBN, 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kat m (strong, genitive Kats or Kat, plural Kats)

  1. (automotive, informal) Clipping of Katalysator (catalytic converter).
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Further reading[edit]
  • Kat” in Duden online

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic قَات(qāt).

Noun[edit]

Kat n (strong, genitive Kats or Kat, no plural)

  1. khat (drug produced from Catha edulis)
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Further reading[edit]
  • Kat” in Duden online

Saterland Frisian[edit]

n'Kat.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian katte, from Proto-West Germanic *kattā. Cognates include West Frisian kat and German Katze.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkat/
  • Hyphenation: Kat
  • Rhymes: -at

Noun[edit]

Kat m (plural Katte)

  1. cat (Felis catus)

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References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Kat”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN