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See also: ķēdi



From Ottoman Turkish كدی(kedi), from Byzantine Greek γατί (gatí, kitten), ultimately from Latin cattus. It is related to English cat. Replaced native pisi, which is now often child-speak, archaism, or vocative interjection.


  • IPA(key): /ce̞ˈdi/
  • Hyphenation: ke‧di


kedi (definite accusative kediyi, plural kediler)

  1. (zoology) cat
  2. (informal) a Volkswagen Caddy automobile (may be capitalized)


Nominative kedi
Definite accusative kediyi
Singular Plural
Nominative kedi kediler
Definite accusative kediyi kedileri
Dative kediye kedilere
Locative kedide kedilerde
Ablative kediden kedilerden
Genitive kedinin kedilerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kedim kedilerim
2nd singular kedin kedilerin
3rd singular kedisi kedileri
1st plural kedimiz kedilerimiz
2nd plural kediniz kedileriniz
3rd plural kedileri kedileri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular kedimi kedilerimi
2nd singular kedini kedilerini
3rd singular kedisini kedilerini
1st plural kedimizi kedilerimizi
2nd plural kedinizi kedilerinizi
3rd plural kedilerini kedilerini
Singular Plural
1st singular kedime kedilerime
2nd singular kedine kedilerine
3rd singular kedisine kedilerine
1st plural kedimize kedilerimize
2nd plural kedinize kedilerinize
3rd plural kedilerine kedilerine
Singular Plural
1st singular kedimde kedilerimde
2nd singular kedinde kedilerinde
3rd singular kedisinde kedilerinde
1st plural kedimizde kedilerimizde
2nd plural kedinizde kedilerinizde
3rd plural kedilerinde kedilerinde
Singular Plural
1st singular kedimden kedilerimden
2nd singular kedinden kedilerinden
3rd singular kedisinden kedilerinden
1st plural kedimizden kedilerimizden
2nd plural kedinizden kedilerinizden
3rd plural kedilerinden kedilerinden
Singular Plural
1st singular kedimin kedilerimin
2nd singular kedinin kedilerinin
3rd singular kedisinin kedilerinin
1st plural kedimizin kedilerimizin
2nd plural kedinizin kedilerinizin
3rd plural kedilerinin kedilerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kediyim kedilerim
2nd singular kedisin kedilersin
3rd singular kedi
1st plural kediyiz kedileriz
2nd plural kedisiniz kedilersiniz
3rd plural kediler kedilerdir

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kedi in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu
  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “kedi”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • kedi in Reverso (Turkish-English)