kati

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See also: Kati, katı, and -kati

English[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 of use of this term, see Citations:kati.

Anagrams[edit]


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

  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]


Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. moon

Mwani[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati class 9 (plural kati)

  1. middle

Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. nominative plural of kat

Swahili[edit]

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

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

kati

  1. accusative singular of kat

Whitesands[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kati

  1. one

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