kaput

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See also: kaputt

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German kaputt (broken, out of order), from French capot (to be without a trick in the card game Piquet)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈpʊt/, /kəˈpuːt/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

kaput (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Out of order; not working.
    Synonyms: broken; see also Thesaurus:out of order
    My car went kaput.
    His career is kaput.
    Her marriage went kaput.
    • 1998, Saving Private Ryan:
      German propaganda loudspeaker: [] The Statue of Liberty is KAPUT.
      Captain Miller: "The Statue of Liberty is kaput" – huh, that's disconcerting.
    • 2014 October 11, Simon Hattenstone, “Russell Brand: ‘I want to address the alienation and despair’”, in The Guardian[1]:
      In the book, his conclusion is simple: capitalism is kaput, celebrity charity won’t plug holes, revolution is the only solution. Yet it also feels like a bit of a cop-out: he insists all this can be achieved through love, peace and understanding.

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kaput (neuter kaput, plural and definite singular attributive kaput)

  1. broken, dysfunctional

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑput/, [ˈkɑput̪]
  • Rhymes: -ɑput
  • Syllabification: ka‧put

Adjective[edit]

kaput

  1. (colloquial) kaput

Declension[edit]

Indeclinable.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kapu +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒput]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧put

Noun[edit]

kaput

  1. accusative singular of kapu
    Nyisd ki a kaput!Open the gate!

Kavalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaput

  1. friend

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cappotto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎpuːt/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧put

Noun[edit]

kàpūt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̀пӯт)

  1. coat

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Sundanese[edit]

Verb[edit]

kaput

  1. to sew