kast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kast, from Middle Dutch caste ‎(chest), from Old High German kasto ‎(chest, reservoir), probably from Proto-Germanic *kasa-.

Noun[edit]

kast ‎(plural kasts or kasten)

  1. A type of traditional cupboard produced by Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey in the 18th and 19th centuries
    • 2007, January 19, “Roberta Smith”[New York Times], Decorative Tradition, Laced With Bursts of Eccentricity:
      At Clifford A. Wallach tramp art rules absolutely, most unusually in a large cupboard that has the mass of a Dutch kast armoire and is painted light green.
    • 2009 July 3, Wendy Moonan, “Exploring Dutch Legacy 400 Years After Hudson”[1], New York Times:
      The exhibition includes the kinds of Dutch furnishings that might have been found in 17th- century estates: pewter plates, silver bowls, brass candlesticks, Dutch tiles, Bible boxes, Delft jars and Dutch cupboards, called kasts.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kast, verbal noun to kasta ‎(throw).

Noun[edit]

kast n (singular definite kastet, plural indefinite kast)

  1. throw

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Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kaste

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kast f ‎(plural kasten, diminutive kastje n)

  1. cupboard, closet

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kas +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒʃt/
  • Hyphenation: kast

Noun[edit]

kast

  1. accusative singular of kas

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kast

Noun[edit]

kast n ‎(definite singular kastet, indefinite plural kast, definite plural kasta or kastene)

  1. a throw
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kaste

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kast n ‎(definite singular kastet, indefinite plural kast, definite plural kasta)

  1. throw (act of throwing something)

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Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kasta and kaste

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kast n, c

  1. throw; the flight of a thrown object
  2. caste; an Indian hereditary social class

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kast
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kast kastet kast kasten
Genitive kasts kastets kasts kastens
Inflection of kast
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kast kasten kaster kasterna
Genitive kasts kastens kasters kasternas

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