cata

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cata

  1. third-person singular present indicative of catar
  2. second-person singular imperative of catar

Fijian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cata

  1. to hate, loathe, detest
  2. to dislike

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of catastrophe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.ta/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cata f (plural catas)

  1. (informal) disaster

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from catar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cata m (plural catas)

  1. search; hunt
  2. tasting

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cata

  1. Third-person singular (el, ela, vostede?) present indicative of catar
  2. Second-person singular (ti) affirmative imperative of catar

Interjection[edit]

cata

  1. (dated) watch out, look, beware
    • 1594, Anonymous, Entremés dos pastores:
      Ay Jan cata non te enfermes, nen sentencies con malicia, cata que a yalma perdes.
      Oh, Xan, look, don't get sick, or sentence with malice; watch out, because you are loosing the soul
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      Dime algùnha còusa dòce
      como habes doito, é catá,
      que si así no no fazèdes,
      me escatìmo, évelo hàs.
      Ven sabedes, vaiche bòa!
      como estas cousas se fàn,
      è madia tendes, senon
      eu êime de encabuxar.
      Tell me something sweet
      As you use to, but beware,
      if you don't do it like that
      I'll take offence, you'll see.
      You know well, it could not be otherwise,
      how these things are done,
      no doubt about it, or else
      I'll get angry
    • 2005, Hixinio Puentes, Aguillóns do Ortegal, page 271:
      Eu apureime a meter unha tallada de roscón na boca para non ter que brindar con eles por unha causa que se me facía odiosa. Máis dun botoume unha ollada de esguello pero disimulei facendome o distraído. ¡Cata que xa as pagaredes todas xuntas!
      I hurried to put a serving of cake in my mouth, so I don't have to toast with them for a cause that was hateful to me. More than one gazed at me askance, but I dissembled playing the distracted one. Take care, you'll pay them all together!
    Synonym: catá

References[edit]

  • cata” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cata” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English charter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃáː.tàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [t͡ʃáː.tàː]

Noun[edit]

cātā̀ f (possessed form cātàr̃)

  1. charter

Interlingua[edit]

Determiner[edit]

cata

  1. (quantifying) each, every

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cata m pl

  1. vocative plural of cat

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cata chata gcata
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κατά (katá).

Preposition[edit]

cata (+ accusative) (Late Latin)

  1. by (in the distributive sense)
  2. according to
    Synonym: secundum
    • c. 4th century (copied 9th century), Codex Gatianus (VL 30), folio 52r:
      Euangeliu[m] cata Lucam
      The Gospel according to Luke
  3. among, near
Descendants[edit]
  • Aragonese: cada
  • Aromanian: cãte
  • Asturian: cada
  • Catalan: cada
  • Corsican: caa
  • Extremaduran: , ca
  • Old Francoprovençal: cha
    • Franco-Provençal: cha
  • Old French: cha, chascun
  • Galician: cada
  • Italian: cadauno
  • Leonese: ca
  • Mirandese: cada
  • Occitan: cada
  • Portuguese: cada
  • Romanian: câte
  • Spanish: cada

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

cata

  1. inflection of catus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

catā

  1. ablative feminine singular of catus

References[edit]

  • cata”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cata in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • cata in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Souter, Alexander (1949), “cata”, in A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D., 1st edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, published 1957, page 41–42

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Deverbal from catar.

Noun[edit]

cata f (plural catas)

  1. search
    Synonyms: pesquisa, busca

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

cata

  1. inflection of catar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkata/ [ˈka.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -ata
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from Catalina, a nickname given to this bird.

Noun[edit]

cata f (plural catas)

  1. (Bolivia, Chile) budgerigar
    Synonyms: periquito, cata australiana
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb catar.

Noun[edit]

cata f (plural catas)

  1. tasting
    cata de vinoswinetasting
  2. bite, sample

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

cata

  1. inflection of catar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]