kat

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See also: Kat, KAT, kát, kăt, kåt, kąt, ką̊t, and k'at

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

kat

  1. Symbol for katal, an SI unit of measurement of catalytic activity.

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of khat

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat (plural katte)

  1. cat

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (kat).

Noun[edit]

kat m (indefinite plural kate, definite singular kati, definite plural katit)

  1. floor, storey/story

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat m

  1. executioner

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kat in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kat in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kǫttr, from Proto-Germanic *kattuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat c (singular definite katten, plural indefinite katte)

  1. cat
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat c (singular definite katten, not used in plural form)

  1. khat

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch catte, from Old Dutch *katta, from Proto-Germanic *kattō.

Noun[edit]

kat f (plural katten, diminutive katje n, masculine kater or mannetjeskat)

  1. cat, pussy
  2. female cat
  3. (by extension) feline
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of katten
  2. imperative of katten

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خَات (ḵāt)

Noun[edit]

kat m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of qat

Anagrams[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kat” in Van Dale Onlinewoordenboek, Van Dale Lexicografie, 2007.

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French quatre (four)

Numeral[edit]

kat

  1. (cardinal) four

Etymology 2[edit]

From French carte (map)

Noun[edit]

kat

  1. map

Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat ?

  1. (Kurmanji) sprout, growth

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat ?

  1. (Sorani) time

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French quatre (four).

Numeral[edit]

kat

  1. (cardinal) four

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Mauritian Creole cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : kat
    Ordinal : katriem

Etymology[edit]

From French quatre.

Numeral[edit]

kat

  1. (cardinal) four

Derived terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognate to Czech kat, Slovak kat, Upper Sorbian kat and Lower Sorbian kat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat m pers

  1. executioner, hangman, headsman
    Ku rozczarowaniu tłumu egzekucję na rynku odwołano z powodu choroby kata.
  2. (figuratively) torturer, tormentor

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat f

  1. scissors

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (kat). Compare Turkish kat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȁt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏т)

  1. (Croatia) floor, story

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • kat” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 400

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognates include Polish kat, Czech kat, Lower Sorbian kat, and Upper Sorbian kat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat m (genitive singular kata, nominative plural kati, genitive plural katov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. executioner, hangman

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kat in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (kat), from Old Turkic kat, from Proto-Turkic *Kat (layer).

Noun[edit]

kat (definite accusative katı, plural katlar)

  1. floor

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kat
Definite accusative katı
Singular Plural
Nominative kat katlar
Definite accusative katı katları
Dative kata katlara
Locative katta katlarda
Ablative kattan katlardan
Genitive katın katların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular katım katlarım
2nd singular katın katların
3rd singular katı katları
1st plural katımız katlarımız
2nd plural katınız katlarınız
3rd plural katları katları

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat (plural kats)

  1. cat

Declension[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat c (plural katten)

  1. cat

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kátr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kat m (definite katn, dative katåm)

  1. the first slice of a loaf

Adjective[edit]

kat (plural kaat)

  1. lively, frisky

Related terms[edit]

  • kaat f (friskiness, playfulness)