kati

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See also: Kati, katî, katı, kat̪i, 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]

Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑti/, [ˈkɑt̪i]
  • Rhymes: -ɑti
  • Syllabification: ka‧ti

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. Alternative form of khat

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kati (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kati katit
genitive katin katien
partitive katia kateja
illative katiin kateihin
singular plural
nominative kati katit
accusative nom. kati katit
gen. katin
genitive katin katien
partitive katia kateja
inessive katissa kateissa
elative katista kateista
illative katiin kateihin
adessive katilla kateilla
ablative katilta kateilta
allative katille kateille
essive katina kateina
translative katiksi kateiksi
instructive katein
abessive katitta kateitta
comitative kateineen
Possessive forms of kati (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person katini katimme
2nd person katisi katinne
3rd person katinsa

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Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English card.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /káː.tìː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [káː.tìː]

Noun[edit]

kātī̀ m (plural kātunā̀, possessed form kātìn)

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

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. plural of kato

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kati, from Tamil கட்டி (kaṭṭi).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkati]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ti

Noun[edit]

kati (first-person possessive katiku, second-person possessive katimu, third-person possessive katinya)

  1. A weight defined as 6¼ ons.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil கட்டி (kaṭṭi).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati (Jawi spelling کاتي‎, plural kati-kati, informal 1st possessive katiku, 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]

  • Indonesian: kati
  • Chinese: (semantic loan)
  • Dutch: kati
  • English: caddy, caddie, catty, kati

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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)

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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