karat

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See also: Karat, karát, kárat, kārāt, and kärat

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English carat, from Middle French carat, from Medieval Latin carratus. Doublet of ceratium.

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Noun[edit]

karat (plural karats)

  1. (US) A unit of fineness or concentration of gold equalling 1/24 part of gold in an alloy.

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Cebuano[edit]

Adjective[edit]

karat

  1. (electronics) distorted
  2. (electronics) having poor reception

Verb[edit]

karat

  1. (electronics) to distort; make distortions; interfere; jam

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

karat

  1. Nominative plural form of kara.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkarat̪̚]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧rat

Noun[edit]

karat (plural karat-karat, first-person possessive karatku, second-person possessive karatmu, third-person possessive karatnya)

  1. rust:
    1. the deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.
    2. a similar substance based on another metal (usually with qualification, such as "copper rust").
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch karaat, from Middle French carat, from Italian carato, from Arabic قِيرَاط(qīrāṭ, carat) (and meaning other small units as well, such as an inch), from Ancient Greek κεράτιον (kerátion, carob seed), diminutive form of κέρας (kéras, horn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkarat̪̚]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧rat

Noun[edit]

karat (plural karat-karat, first-person possessive karatku, second-person possessive karatmu, third-person possessive karatnya)

  1. carat:
    1. a unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equivalent to 200 milligrams.
    2. a measure of the purity of gold, pure gold being 24 carats.
  2. quality
    Synonyms: mutu, nilai

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Kapampangan[edit]

Noun[edit]

karát

  1. (noun) coitus, sexual intercourse

Verb[edit]

karát

  1. (vulgar) to fuck, to copulate

Karo Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Batak *karat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaʀat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaʀaC.

Verb[edit]

karat (active ngarat)

  1. to bite

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Kavalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

karat

  1. coral; coral reef

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

karat

  1. 2nd person plural present indicative form of kārt

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.rat/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -arat
  • Syllabification: ka‧rat

Noun[edit]

karat m inan

  1. carat (unit of weight for precious stones and pearls)
  2. karat, carat (measure of the purity of gold)

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Further reading[edit]

  • karat in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • karat in Polish dictionaries at PWN