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3 letters words from 'kat'

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2 letters words from 'kat'

AT 2KA 6
TA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of kat

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Definitions and meaning of kat

kat

Translingual

Symbol

kat

  1. Symbol for katal, an SI unit of measurement of catalytic activity.

Etymology 1

Noun

kat (plural kats)

  1. An ancient Egyptian unit of weight, one fiftieth of an avoirdupois pound.

Etymology 2

Noun

kat (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of khat

Anagrams

  • ATK, TKA, Tak

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch kat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kat/, [kɐt], [kät]

Noun

kat (plural katte)

  1. cat

Descendants

  • Xhosa: ikati
  • Zulu: ikati

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat).

Noun

kat m (indefinite plural kate, definite singular kati, definite plural katet)

  1. floor, storey

Declension


Central Kurdish

Noun

kat (kat)

  1. time

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *katъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkat]

Noun

kat m anim

  1. executioner
    Synonym: popravčí

Declension

Derived terms

  • katův
  • katan
  • katovna
  • katyně

Further reading

  • kat in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kat in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse kǫttr, from Proto-Germanic *kattuz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kat/, [ˈkʰad̥]

Noun

kat c (singular definite katten, plural indefinite katte)

  1. cat
Inflection
Derived terms
  • huskat

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • khat (nonstandard)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kat/, [ˈkʰad̥]

Noun

kat c (singular definite katten, not used in plural form)

  1. khat

Further reading

  • “kat” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɑt/
  • Hyphenation: kat
  • Rhymes: -ɑt

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch catte, from Old Dutch *katta, from Proto-West Germanic *kattā, from Latin catta, feminine of cattus.

Noun

kat f (plural katten, diminutive katje n, masculine kater or mannetjeskat)

  1. cat, pussy, Felis silvestris catus
    Synonyms: dakhaas, poes
  2. female cat
    Synonym: poes
  3. (by extension) feline
  4. (historical) cat, tortoise (wheeled gallery offering protection to approaching besiegers; medieval siege weapon)
    Synonym: schildpad
  5. (military) cavalier (raised firing platform)
Derived terms
Related terms
  • kitten

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: kat
    • Xhosa: ikati
    • Zulu: ikati

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

kat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of katten
  2. imperative of katten

Etymology 3

Noun

kat m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of qat

Anagrams

  • tak
  • t.k.a.

Further reading

  • “kat” in Van Dale Onlinewoordenboek, Van Dale Lexicografie, 2007.

Haitian Creole

Etymology 1

From French quatre (four)

Numeral

kat

  1. four

Etymology 2

From French carte (map)

Noun

kat

  1. map

Louisiana Creole French

Etymology

From French quatre (four).

Numeral

kat

  1. four

Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French quatre.

Numeral

kat

  1. four

Derived terms

  • kat ven
  • kat ven dis

Northern Kurdish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɑːt/

Noun

kat ?

  1. sprout, growth

Derived terms


Polish

Etymology

From dialectal Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognate to Czech kat, Slovak kat, Upper Sorbian kat and Lower Sorbian kat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kat/

Noun

kat m pers

  1. executioner, hangman, headsman
  2. (figuratively) torturer, tormentor

Declension

Derived terms
  • (verb) katować
  • (nouns) katownia, katownik, katusz, katusza
  • (adjectives) kaci, katowski

Synonyms

  • (executioner): oprawca
  • (torturer): oprawca

Noun

kat m anim

  1. three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
    Synonyms: ciernik, kolka, czart

Declension

Further reading

  • kat in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani

Noun

kat f

  1. scissors

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قات(kat). Compare Turkish kat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kât/

Noun

kȁt m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏т)

  1. (Croatia) floor, story

Declension

Synonyms

  • (Croatia): zboj
  • (Bosnia, Serbia): sprȁt

See also

  • prizemlje

References

  • “kat” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Škaljić, Abdulah, Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Sarajevo: Svjetlost, 1966, page 400

Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *katъ. Cognates include Polish kat, Czech kat, Lower Sorbian kat, and Upper Sorbian kat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkat/

Noun

kat m (genitive singular kata, nominative plural kati, genitive plural katov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. executioner, hangman

Declension

Derived terms

  • katovský

Further reading

  • kat in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish قات(kat), from Proto-Turkic *kat (layer).

Noun

kat (definite accusative katı, plural katlar)

  1. floor, level
  2. fold, layer
  3. times

Declension


Volapük

Noun

kat (nominative plural kats)

  1. cat

Declension

Hyponyms

  • hikat (male cat, tomcat)
  • jikat (female cat)
  • katil (small cat, kitty)
  • katül (young cat, kitten)
Derived terms

West Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *kattuz

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔt/

Noun

kat c (plural katten, diminutive katsje)

  1. cat

Further reading

  • “kat”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[1] (in Dutch), 2011

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse kátr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /koːt/, /kɒːt/, /kɑːt/
    Rhymes: -óːt

Noun

kat m (definite katn, dative katåm)

  1. the first slice of a loaf

Adjective

kat (plural kaat)

  1. lively, frisky

Related terms

  • kaat f (friskiness, playfulness)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a shrub of East Africa, Arabia, etc., or its leaves, chewed or taken as tea for their stimulant effect.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)