kot

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See also: Kot, köt, kòt, and кот

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kākta; akin to Lithuanian koktùs ‘disgusting’[1].

Adverb[edit]

kot

  1. worthlessly
  2. in vain

Adjective[edit]

kot

  1. worthless
  2. pointless

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kāta, close to Old Irish scáth ‘shadow’, Ancient Greek σκότος ‎(skótos) ‘darknes’[2].

Noun[edit]

kot m

  1. darkness

References[edit]

  1. ^ “kot” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 193
  2. ^ “kot” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 193

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cot, cote, from Old Dutch cota (in place names), kota ‎(little house), from Proto-Germanic *kutą.

Cognate to English cot, cote, German Kate.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kot n ‎(plural kotten, diminutive kotje n or kotteke n)

  1. bad, ramshackle housing
    In wat voor een kot woont die!‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. rudimentary building to store (garden) material
  3. student room
    Leuvense koten brandden vaak af in de jaren 90.‎ ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)

References[edit]



Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse surkot, syrkot, from Old French cote; surcote, from Frankish *kotta, *kotto, from Proto-Germanic *kuttô, from Proto-Indo-European *gudnó-, *gʷewd-. More at coat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kot n (genitive singular kots, plural kot)

  1. coat (usually woollen)

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kot kotið kot kotini
Accusative kot kotið kot kotini
Dative koti kotinum kotum kotunum
Genitive kots kotsins kota kotanna

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch kot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kot m ‎(plural kots)

  1. (Belgium) student flat, student room

Derived terms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

kot

  1. rafsi of skoto.

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French côte.

Adverb[edit]

kot

  1. where

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kotъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kot m anim ‎(diminutive kotek, koteczek, augmentative kocur)

  1. cat, tomcat
  2. dust bunny

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • koci (m form) — adjective feline
  • kociak (m)noun kitten
  • kocić sięreflexive verb (of a cat) to give birth to kittens

External links[edit]

  • kot in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kot

  1. (archaic) (just) as, (just) like

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kot

  1. (just) as, (just) like

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kǫtъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kót m inan ‎(genitive kóta, nominative plural kóti)

  1. angle
  2. corner
Declension[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Kot

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kot

  1. denim
  2. jeans

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]