baat

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bate, from Old Dutch *bato, from Proto-Germanic *batô.

Noun[edit]

baat f (plural baten, diminutive baatje n)

  1. profit, advantage
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms

Verb[edit]

baat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of baten
  2. imperative of baten

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

baat (comparative bater, superlative baatst)

  1. (slang) cocky
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of baat
uninflected baat
inflected bate
comparative bater
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial baat bater het baatst
het baatste
indefinite m./f. sing. bate batere baatste
n. sing. baat bater baatste
plural bate batere baatste
definite bate batere baatste
partitive baats baters

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi बात (bāt).

Noun[edit]

baat

  1. talk
  2. (colloquial) language

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

baát

  1. metal ring or a split hoop, made of rattan, used to reinforce breakable objects such as handles of knives, bolos, chisels, etc.
  2. headband made of rattan, often adjustable, and put inside certain native hats, such as helmets, to make them fit better for the wearer

Wolof[edit]

Noun[edit]

baat (definite form baat bi)

  1. neck
  2. voice