AskDefine | Define kat

Dictionary Definition

kat n : the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults" [syn: khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea]

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Translingual

Symbol

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

English

Noun

  1. alternative spelling of khat

Croatian

Noun

  1. floor (a storey)

Declension

Danish

Pronunciation

Etymology

From kǫttr, from .

Noun

kat

Derived terms

Dutch

Etymology 1

From , cognate with English cat.

Noun

  1. cat, pussy
  2. (by extension) feline

Etymology 2

From خات

Noun

kat (invariable)
  1. khat, a vegetal stimulant

Kurdish

Noun

kat
  1. In the context of "Kurmanji|lang=ku": sprout, growth

Noun

kat
  1. In the context of "Sorani|lang=ku": time

Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

kat

Romani

Noun

kat

Slovak

Noun

kat

Turkish

Noun

kat

Extensive Definition

Kat is a common nickname for the feminine given name Katherine, Kathleen, Katarina, Katrina, Kathryn, Kathy and variations. It is also a homonym or whimsical spelling for "cat" (it means cat in Dutch).
Kat may refer to:
kat in German: Kat
kat in Esperanto: KAT
kat in French: Kat
kat in Italian: KAT
kat in Dutch: Kat
kat in Japanese: Kat
kat in Kölsch: KAT (Watt ėßß datt?)
kat in Thai: แคท
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