lat

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hindi लाट (lāṭ, pillar; minaret; staff, club), लाठ (lāṭh, long staff; cudgel), etc.[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

lat (plural lats)

  1. (weaponry, rare) A staff, particularly one of an Indian kind.
  2. (architecture) A monumental pillar, particularly the Buddhist columns erected in East India.
    • 1801, "Miscellaneous Tracts" in the Asiatic Annual Register, p. 313:
      A high pillar of stone called Bheem-lat, or the Tealee, or oilman's lat or staff.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipped form of latrine (q.v.).[3]

Noun[edit]

lat (plural lats)

  1. (Britain slang, usually in the plural) A latrine: a rudimentary or military facility for urination and defecation.
    • 1927, William Edward Collinson, Contemporary English, p. 92:
      At Salisbury Plain and Camberley in 1909/10 I learnt a number of camping expressions like... lats (latrines).
    • 1940, M. Marples, Public School Slang, p. 112:
      Other synonyms [sc. for lavatories] are rears, lats... and dubs.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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From Latvian lats, a clipping of Latvija (Latvia)[4]

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Noun[edit]

lat (plural lats)

  1. (historical numismatics) The gold-backed monetary unit of Latvia from August 1922 until April 1941, when it was replaced by the Soviet ruble; it was typically pegged at about 25 to the British pound.
  2. (historical numismatics) The floating fiat monetary unit of Latvia from 1992 until January 2014, when it was replaced by the euro.
  3. A coin or bill of either currency.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Clipping of latissimus (q.v.).[5]

Noun[edit]

lat (plural lats)

  1. (slang, usually in the plural) A latissimus dorsi muscle.

Etymology 5[edit]

Clipping of latitude (q.v.).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: lăt, IPA(key): /læt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æt

Noun[edit]

lat (plural lats)

  1. (slang) latitude
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "lat, n.¹" in the Oxford English Dictionary (1902), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ "lāṭ लाट (f.)" &c. in the Transliterated Hindi–Hindi–English Dictionary, New Delhi: Allied Chambers.
  3. ^ "lat, n.³" in the Oxford English Dictionary (1976), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  4. ^ "lat, n.²" in the Oxford English Dictionary (1933), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  5. ^ "lat, n.⁴" in the Oxford English Dictionary (1997), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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A-Pucikwar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Great Andamanese *lat

Adjective[edit]

lat

  1. afraid

Noun[edit]

lat

  1. fear

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch lat, from Middle Dutch latte, from Old Dutch *latta, from Proto-Germanic *lattō, *laþþō.

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Noun[edit]

lat (plural latte, diminutive latjie)

  1. A slate, a lath.
  2. (informal) A chap, a bloke, a dude.
  3. (informal) A penis, a dick.

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin lātus; cf. Romanian lat.

Adjective[edit]

lat

  1. wide

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lat

  1. genitive plural of lata

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch latte, from Old Dutch *latta, from Proto-Germanic *lattō, *laþþō.

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Noun[edit]

lat f (plural latten, diminutive latje n)

  1. A slate, a lath.
  2. A specifically, the common shortening of meetlat: flat ruler, yardstick.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: lat

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]

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin lactem (“milk”, masculine or feminine accusative), from Latin lac (“milk”, neuter).

Noun[edit]

lat m (plural lats)

  1. milk

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Lot.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

lat (plural latok)

  1. (archaic, unit of measure) half an ounce
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lat latok
accusative latot latokat
dative latnak latoknak
instrumental lattal latokkal
causal-final latért latokért
translative lattá latokká
terminative latig latokig
essive-formal latként latokként
essive-modal
inessive latban latokban
superessive laton latokon
adessive latnál latoknál
illative latba latokba
sublative latra latokra
allative lathoz latokhoz
elative latból latokból
delative latról latokról
ablative lattól latoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
laté latoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
latéi latokéi
Possessive forms of lat
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. latom latjaim
2nd person sing. latod latjaid
3rd person sing. latja latjai
1st person plural latunk latjaink
2nd person plural latotok latjaitok
3rd person plural latjuk latjaik
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Expressions

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

lat (plural latok)

  1. lat (the floating fiat monetary unit of Latvia from 1992 until January 2014, when it was replaced by the euro)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lat latok
accusative latot latokat
dative latnak latoknak
instrumental lattal latokkal
causal-final latért latokért
translative lattá latokká
terminative latig latokig
essive-formal latként latokként
essive-modal
inessive latban latokban
superessive laton latokon
adessive latnál latoknál
illative latba latokba
sublative latra latokra
allative lathoz latokhoz
elative latból latokból
delative latról latokról
ablative lattól latoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
laté latoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
latéi latokéi
Possessive forms of lat
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. latom latjaim
2nd person sing. latod latjaid
3rd person sing. latja latjai
1st person plural latunk latjaink
2nd person plural latotok latjaitok
3rd person plural latjuk latjaik

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ lat in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • (unit of measure): lat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse latr.

Adjective[edit]

lat (neuter singular lat, definite singular and plural late, comparative latere, indefinite superlative latest, definite superlative lateste)

  1. lazy

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lat

  1. imperative of late

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse latr.

Adjective[edit]

lat (neuter singular lat or latt, definite singular and plural late, comparative latare, indefinite superlative latast, definite superlative lataste)

  1. lazy

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lat

  1. imperative of late

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Univerbation of la (with) +‎ (you sg)

Pronoun[edit]

lat

  1. second-person singular of la (with)

Etymology 2[edit]

Univerbation of la (with) +‎ do (your sg)

Determiner[edit]

lat (triggers lenition)

  1. with your sg

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lat n

  1. genitive plural of lata (years)
    Ile masz lat?How old are you?
  2. genitive plural of lato

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lātus (wide), from earlier stlātus, from Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃- (to stretch out, extend, spread) or *stelh₃- (broad).

Adjective[edit]

lat m or n (feminine singular lată, masculine plural lați, feminine and neuter plural late)

  1. wide, broad
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin latus (side).

Noun[edit]

lat n (plural laturi)

  1. the wide part of an object
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish later, from Old Norse latr, from Proto-Germanic *lataz, from Proto-Indo-European *lē(y)d-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lat

  1. lazy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lat
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lat latare latast
Neuter singular latt latare latast
Plural lata latare latast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 late latare lataste
All lata latare lataste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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Noun[edit]

lat c

  1. (rare) A habit, custom

Declension[edit]

Declension of lat 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lat laten later laterna
Genitive lats latens laters laternas

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse latr, from Proto-Germanic *lataz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lat (comparative latänä, superlative latest)

  1. Lazy.

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