yate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ȝate, yate, ȝeat, alternative forms of gate, gat, from Old English ġeat (a gate, door), from Proto-Germanic *gatą (hole, opening).

Noun[edit]

yate (plural yates)

  1. Obsolete form of gate.
    • c. 1420, Hoccleve, Thomas, Dialogue:
      Syn he of helthe hath opned me the yate
    • 1579, Spenser, Edmund, “May”, in The Shepheardes Calender; republished as The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser, London: Henry Hills, 1679, page 21:
      For thy my Kiddie, be ruled by me, / And never give trust to his trechery: / And if he chance come when I am abroad, / Spar the yate fast, for fear of fraud.
    • 1847, Brontë, Emily, Wuthering Heights, London: Smith, Elder & Co., published 1870, page 69:
      He's left th' yate at t' full swing, and Miss's pony has trodden dahn two rigs o' corn , and plottered through, raight o'er into t' meadow!

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

yate (plural yates)

  1. Any of several species of Eucalyptus.

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish yate (yacht).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yate

  1. yacht

Derived terms[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to yacht +‎ -e. From English yacht, variant of yaught, earlier yeaghe (light, fast-sailing ship), from Dutch jacht (hunt), in older spelling jaght(e), short for jaghtschip, jageschip (light sailing vessel, fast pirate ship), literally, "pursuit ship", compound of jagen (to hunt, chase) and schip (ship) (see ship), from Proto-Germanic *jagōną, from Proto-Indo-European *yegʰo-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ya‧te

Noun[edit]

yate

  1. a yacht; a slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor-powered

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:yate.


Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

Noun[edit]

yate

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

yate

  1. Alternative form of gate (gate)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English yacht, from Dutch jacht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɟ͡ʝate/, [ˈɟ͡ʝat̪e]

Noun[edit]

yate m (plural yates)

  1. yacht

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish yate (yacht).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yate

  1. yacht

Derived terms[edit]