katos

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

kattaa (to cover) +‎ -os >

Bicycle shed in Oulu, Finland
Bus shelter in Reykjavik, Iceland

Noun[edit]

katos

  1. shed that has at least one wall missing
  2. shelter (roofed structure that provides cover for weather)
  3. canopy (high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed)
  4. pentice, canopy (extension of a building's roof)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of katos (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative katos katokset
genitive katoksen katosten
katoksien
partitive katosta katoksia
illative katokseen katoksiin
singular plural
nominative katos katokset
accusative nom.? katos katokset
gen. katoksen
genitive katoksen katosten
katoksien
partitive katosta katoksia
inessive katoksessa katoksissa
elative katoksesta katoksista
illative katokseen katoksiin
adessive katoksella katoksilla
ablative katokselta katoksilta
allative katokselleˣ katoksilleˣ
essive katoksena katoksina
translative katokseksi katoksiksi
instructive katoksin
abessive katoksetta katoksitta
comitative katoksineen

Usage notes[edit]

An enclosed shed is called vaja or liiteri.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from katsoa (to look), via the second person singular imperative present katso (look!), with the medial "s" dropped and a final, clitic -s added.

Verb[edit]

katos

  1. (dialectal) Second-person singular imperative present form of katsoa.
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Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

katos

  1. plural of kato "male cat"