Kater

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See also: kater, katër, and kąter

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaː.tɐ/
  • Hyphenation: Ka‧ter

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German katere, from Old High German kataro, from Proto-Germanic *katazô (male cat; tomcat), akin to German Low German Kater, Dutch kater, Saterland Frisian Koater, English caterwaul, Luxembourgish Kueder.

Noun[edit]

Kater m (genitive Katers, plural Kater, feminine Kätzin)

  1. tomcat, tom, male cat
    Synonyms: Katzenmännchen, männliche Katze

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Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of Katarrh by folk etymology.

Noun[edit]

Kater m (genitive Katers, plural Kater)

  1. hangover
  2. sore muscle

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German Low German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Kater m (plural Katers, feminine Katt)

  1. tomcat, male cat, he-cat

Hypernyms[edit]

  • Katt (in the sense cat)

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References[edit]

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)