kast

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See also: Kast, kaśt, and каст

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kast, from Middle Dutch caste (chest), from Old Dutch *casto (chest, reservoir), from Proto-West Germanic *kastō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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”, in Decorative Tradition, Laced With Bursts of Eccentricity[1]:
      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”, in New York Times[2]:
      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

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kaste

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch caste (chest), from Old Dutch *casto, from Proto-West Germanic *kastō (chest, reservoir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kast
  • Rhymes: -ɑst

Noun[edit]

kast f (plural kasten, diminutive kastje n)

  1. cupboard, closet, wardrobe

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kas
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: kasi
  • Negerhollands: kas, kaśi
    • Virgin Islands Creole: kasi (dated)
  • Indonesian: kas
    • Ternate: kas
  • Papiamentu: kashi, kasji (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: kasi
    • Caribbean Hindustani: kási
    • Caribbean Javanese: kasi, kas

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kast (genitive kasti, partitive kasti)

  1. box, chest, crate

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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

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kast n (genitive singular kasts, nominative plural köst)

  1. throw
  2. fit, seizure

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Livonian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kastadak.

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. water
  2. wet

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. throw
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kaste

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kast.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. throw (act of throwing something)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kast

  1. imperative of kasta and kaste

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kast n

  1. a throw (an instance of throwing)
Declension[edit]
Declension of kast 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kast kastet kast kasten
Genitive kasts kastets kasts kastens
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese or Spanish casta, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

kast c

  1. caste; an Indian hereditary social class
Declension[edit]
Declension of kast 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kast kasten kaster kasterna
Genitive kasts kastens kasters kasternas

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