kas

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See also: kAS, kAs, kaš, kaʂ, kaş, Kaş, Kaś, -kas, kas-, and käs-

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. plural of ka

Anagrams[edit]


Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kás m

  1. wisdom
  2. intelligence

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kast.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas (plural kaste)

  1. A cupboard.

Breton[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kas, from Proto-Celtic *kassis, from Proto-Indo-European *kéh₂dtis.

Noun[edit]

kas m

  1. hatred

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

kas

  1. To send.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish escasa (scarce).

Verb[edit]

kas

  1. To squander.

Adjective[edit]

kas

  1. wasteful

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. genitive plural of kasa

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch casse, from Old French casse, from Italian cassa, from Latin capsa. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kas
  • Rhymes: -ɑs

Noun[edit]

kas f (plural kassen, diminutive kasje n)

  1. A greenhouse.
    Synonyms: broeikas, kweekhuis
  2. A public or private entity, mainly concerned with managing funds for a certain purpose, after which it is often named.
  3. A counter, room etc. where cash payments are made and/or received.
  4. A protective casing.
  5. cash
    geld in kas - cash in hand
  6. Archaic form of kassa.

Derived terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from kaasas.

Particle[edit]

kas

  1. Used to introduce a yes-or-no question.
    Kas ta on saabunud?
    Has she arrived?

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Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the imperative katso! (look!), from katsoa (to look).

Interjection[edit]

kas

  1. look!, oh!, my!, behold! (used as expression of surprise, often accompanied with -pa -suffix in the verb used to explain the reason for astonishment)
    Kas, onpa sinulla suuret hampaat!
    My, what big teeth you have!
    Kas vain, onpa poika kasvanut!
    Look at that, how the boy has grown up!
  2. look (used to start an explanation)
    Kas, asia on niin, että...
    Look, the thing is that...

Usage notes[edit]

The use of kas is getting out of fashion as opening of an explanation and it is largely replaced in speech by kato.

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas m

  1. plural of ka

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kas

  1. Romanization of 𐌺𐌰𐍃

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language. Compare Czech koš.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas (plural kasok)

  1. A skep (a beehive made of straw or wicker)
  2. (dialectal) A basket (a tub-shaped larger container made of straw or wicker)
  3. (mining) A cage (a lift in the mine shaft, used for hoisting personnel and materials).

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kas kasok
accusative kast kasokat
dative kasnak kasoknak
instrumental kassal kasokkal
causal-final kasért kasokért
translative kassá kasokká
terminative kasig kasokig
essive-formal kasként kasokként
essive-modal kasul
inessive kasban kasokban
superessive kason kasokon
adessive kasnál kasoknál
illative kasba kasokba
sublative kasra kasokra
allative kashoz kasokhoz
elative kasból kasokból
delative kasról kasokról
ablative kastól kasoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kasé kasoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kaséi kasokéi
Possessive forms of kas
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kasom kasaim
2nd person sing. kasod kasaid
3rd person sing. kasa kasai
1st person plural kasunk kasaink
2nd person plural kasotok kasaitok
3rd person plural kasuk kasaik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkas]
  • Hyphenation: kas

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch kas, from Old Italian cassa, from Latin capsa (box, case), from capiō (I take, I seize, I receive), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp).

Noun[edit]

kas (plural, first-person possessive kasku, second-person possessive kasmu, third-person possessive kasnya)

  1. cash,
    1. money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
      Synonyms: tunai, kes
    2. (accountancy) liquid assets, money that can be traded quickly, as distinct from assets that are invested and cannot be easily exchanged.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kes (colloquial)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch kast, from Middle Dutch caste (chest), from Frankish *kastō (chest, reservoir), from Proto-Germanic *kazą.

Noun[edit]

kas (plural, first-person possessive kasku, second-person possessive kasmu, third-person possessive kasnya)

  1. A box
    1. A cashbox
    2. A watch-box

Descendants[edit]

  • Ternate: kas (cupboard)

Further reading[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kas

Pronoun[edit]

kas (interrogative)

  1. who, what
    kas ir šis cilvēks?who is this person?
    kas tā par grāmatu?what kind of book is it?

kas (relative)

  1. that
  2. which
  3. who

kas (indefinite)

  1. something
    Synonym: kaut kas
    kad gribas ko īpašuwhen you want something special

Declension[edit]

Nominative kas
Accusative ko
Genitive
Dative kam
Locative -

Antonyms[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kas, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos.

Pronoun[edit]

kàs

  1. who
  2. what

Declension[edit]


Mauritian Creole[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English cash

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. money
    Synonyms: larzan, paisa
  2. cash

Etymology 2[edit]

From French casser, casse

Verb[edit]

kas

  1. Medial form of kase

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kæse, from Old High German chāsi, kāsi, from Proto-West Germanic *kāsī, from Latin cāseus (cheese). Cognate with German Käse, English cheese.

Noun[edit]

kas m

  1. cheese

References[edit]

  • “kas” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Old Prussian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *kas, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos.

Pronoun[edit]

kas

  1. who (interrogative)

Declension[edit]

Case Singular m Singular f Singular n Plural m Plural f Plural n
Nominative kas kwāi ka kwāi kwās ka (archaic) kai
Genitive kasse kasses kasse kwēisan kwēisan kasse
Dative kasmu kassei kasmu kwēimans kwēimans kasmu
Accusative kan kan ka kans kans kans, kas (archaic)



Papiamentu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese casa and Spanish casa and Kabuverdianu kása.

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. A house
  2. A home.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. genitive plural of kasa

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kasъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȃs m (Cyrillic spelling ка̑с)

  1. A trot (gait of a horse).

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. plural of ka

Ternate[edit]

Kas.

Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian kas (box), from Dutch kast (cupboard), from Middle Dutch caste (chest), from Old Dutch *kasto, from Frankish *kastō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. A cupboard.

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh, page 29

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kas

  1. A muscle.

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kas
Definite accusative kası
Singular Plural
Nominative kas kaslar
Definite accusative kası kasları
Dative kasa kaslara
Locative kasta kaslarda
Ablative kastan kaslardan
Genitive kasın kasların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kasım kaslarım
2nd singular kasın kasların
3rd singular kası kasları
1st plural kasımız kaslarımız
2nd plural kasınız kaslarınız
3rd plural kasları kasları

Synonyms[edit]

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