gato

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gato, from Late Latin cattus. See cat for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ˈɡatʊ]
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): [ˈħatʊ]

Noun[edit]

gato m (plural gatos)

  1. cat

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cattus. See cat for more.

Noun[edit]

gato m (Latin spelling, plural gatos)

  1. cat

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gâteau

Noun[edit]

gato

  1. cake

Reference[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gato, from Late Latin cattus; compare also catta, possibly of ultimately Afro-Asiatic origin. See the etymology at cat for further details.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gato m (plural gatos, feminine gata, feminine plural gatas)

  1. cat (domestic cat: Felis silvestris catus)
    • 2000, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban, Rocco, page 55:
      [...] o gato ronronava feliz nos braços de Hermione.
      [...] the cat was purring happily on Hermione's arms.
  2. feline
  3. (Brazil, slang) very handsome man
  4. (Brazil, slang) an illegal connection to use electricity or watch pay TV for free

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Adjective[edit]

gato m (feminine singular gata, masculine plural gatos, feminine plural gatas, comparable)

  1. (of a person) physically attractive

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gato in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gâteau.

Noun[edit]

gato

  1. cake

Reference[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cattus (compare Catalan gat, French chat, Italian gatto, Portuguese gato), possibly of ultimately Afro-Asiatic origin. See cat for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡato/, [ˈɡat̪o]

Noun[edit]

gato m (plural gatos, feminine gata, feminine plural gatas)

  1. cat, tomcat (male or unspecified gender)
  2. (Mexico) servant
  3. G-clamp, C-clamp

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

gato

  1. (literary) third-person singular subjunctive of gadael

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gato ato ngato unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gato

  1. Soft mutation of cato.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cato gato nghato chato
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.