kot

Albanian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Albanian *kākta, from Proto-Indo-European [Term?]; akin to Lithuanian koktùs (disgusting).[1]

Adverb

kot

  1. worthlessly
  2. in vain

Adjective

kot

  1. worthless
  2. pointless

Etymology 2

From Proto-Albanian *kāta, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kHtos (shade, shadow, darkness). Compare Old Irish scáth (shadow), Ancient Greek σκότος (skótos, darkness), Sanskrit छत्त्र (chattra, umbrella), English shadow.[2]

Noun

kot m

  1. darkness

References

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “kot”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 193
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “kot”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 193

Dutch

Etymology

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

Cognate to English cot, cote, German Kate.

Pronunciation

Noun

kot n (plural kotten or koten, 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. (Belgium) student room
    Leuvense koten brandden vaak af in de jaren 90.Student rooms in Louvain burned down often in the nineties.
    Synonyms: kamer, studentenkamer, studentenkot

Related terms


Faroese

Etymology

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

Noun

kot n (genitive singular kots, plural kot)

  1. coat (usually woollen)

Declension

Declension of kot
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

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch kot.

Pronunciation

Noun

kot m (plural kots)

  1. (Belgium) student flat, student room

Derived terms


Hungarian

Etymology

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation

Interjection

kot

  1. cluck (imitative of the sound made by a hen, especially when brooding, or calling her chicks; can be used repetitively)
    Synonym: kotkodács
    Kot-kot-kot-kot-kotkodács, minden napra egy tojás! (nursery rhyme)Cluck, cluck, an egg for every day!

See also


Lower Sorbian

Noun

kot (feminine equivalent kocka)

Declension


Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French côte.

Adverb

kot

  1. where

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *kotъ

Pronunciation

Noun

kot m anim (diminutive kotek, koteczek, augmentative kocur, feminine kocica, kotka)

  1. cat, tomcat
  2. dust bunny

Declension

Derived terms

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

Further reading

  • kot in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Conjunction

kot

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

Slovene

Etymology 1

(deprecated use of |lang= parameter) (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Conjunction

kot

  1. (just) as, (just) like

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *kǫtъ.

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. angle
  2. corner
Declension
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kót
gen. sing. kóta
singular dual plural
nominative kót kóta kóti
accusative kót kóta kóte
genitive kóta kótov kótov
dative kótu kótoma kótom
locative kótu kótih kótih
instrumental kótom kótoma kóti

Turkish

Kot

Pronunciation

Noun

kot

  1. denim
  2. jeans

Declension

Inflection
Nominative kot
Definite accusative kotu
Singular Plural
Nominative kot kotlar
Definite accusative kotu kotları
Dative kota kotlara
Locative kotta kotlarda
Ablative kottan kotlardan
Genitive kotun kotların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kotum kotlarım
2nd singular kotun kotların
3rd singular kotu kotları
1st plural kotumuz kotlarımız
2nd plural kotunuz kotlarınız
3rd plural kotları kotları

Synonyms


Tzotzil

Pronunciation

Classifier

kot (numeral classifier)

  1. any types of animals except for human being
    jkot chij / chon / mut - a sheep / snake / bird

References