kati

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See also: Kati, katı, and -kati

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay kati; see below.

Noun[edit]

kati (plural katis)

  1. (rare, Britain, historical) A weight equivalent to about 1.5 pounds, adopted as a standard by British companies.

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Arawak[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. (Eastern Arawak) moon.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti

Verb[edit]

kati

  1. to prime; to prepare a mechanism for its main work
  2. to keep an amount; often coins; in a wallet, cash register, etc., sometimes superstitiously serving as a charm for money or a talisman for money troubles
  3. (of a childless couple) to adopt a child in order to promote child bearing, often superstitiously to persuade a higher power to confer a biological child

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. that which is used as priming

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:kati.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. nominative/vocative plural of kat

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay kati, see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti

Noun[edit]

kati m (plural kati's, diminutive katietje n)

  1. A weight defined as one-hundredth of a pikol, about 625 (other source: 616.7) grams, used in China, Indonesia and Japan.
  2. A leaden box fitting such weight, notably to ship tea

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English card.

Noun[edit]

kātī̀ m (plural kātunā̀, possessed form kātìn)

  1. card
  2. playing card
  3. gambling with cards

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. plural of kato

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati (Jawi spelling کاتي‎, plural kati-kati, informal 1st possessive katiku, impolite 2nd possessive katimu, 3rd possessive katinya)

  1. A weight defined as one-hundredth of a pikol, about 616.7 grams, used in China, Indonesia (mostly Malay-speaking) and Japan.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: caddy, caddie, catty

Further reading[edit]


Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. moon

Mwani[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati 9 (plural kati)

  1. middle

Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. nominative plural of kat

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kati (n class, plural kati)

  1. Alternative form of katikati

Adverb[edit]

kati

  1. Alternative form of katikati

Preposition[edit]

kati

  1. Alternative form of katikati

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.ti/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti
  • Rhymes: -ati

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ka-qati, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCi. Cognate with Ilocano ati (dry, evaporated), Pangasinan kati, and Wolio kaati (shallowness, low tide).

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. low tide; ebb tide; ebb
  2. land not reached by sea or rivers
  3. land as opposed to sea

Adjective[edit]

kati

  1. receded (said of tides)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Malay kati. Cognate with Ilocano kati and Bikol Central kati.

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. unit of weight equivalent to 623.70 grams or 20 ounces

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit कोटि (koṭi, ten million), presumably through Malay keti (hundred thousand).

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. (mathematics) ten million

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *gatel, from Proto-Austronesian *gaCel. Cognate with Ilocano gatel, Kapampangan gatal, Bikol Central gatol, Waray-Waray katol, Maranao gatel, Malagasy hatina, Malay gatal, and Manggarai katel.

Noun[edit]

katí

  1. itch; itchiness
  2. (figuratively) urge; lust
    Synonyms: tukso, hibo, simbuyo
  3. (figuratively) restlessness; uneasiness
    Synonyms: balisa, pagkabalisa

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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

katî

  1. clicking sound
  2. act of testing the durability (of wood, metal, etc.) by knocking

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *kátiq. Cognate with Ibaloi kati (rooster trained to lure wild roosters), Hanunoo kati (decoy wild cock), Aklanon kati (to decoy, entice), and Maranao kati' (bantam).

Noun[edit]

katî

  1. act of luring birds or fowls with a decoy
  2. decoy for birds or fowls
  3. enticement; persuasion
    Synonyms: paghimok, pagrahuyo

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. accusative singular of kat

Whitesands[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kati

  1. one

References[edit]


Zacatepec Chatino[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kati

  1. seven