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Dutch kat, English cat, Spanish gato, [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:eo:Template:lang:de derivations]] Katze, [[w:Template:lang:ru language|Template:lang:ru]][[Category:eo:Template:lang:ru derivations]] кот (kot), etc.

Noun

kato (plural katoj, accusative singular katon, accusative plural katojn)

  1. cat

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ka‧to
  • Rhymes: -ɑto
  • IPA: [ˈkɑto]

Etymology 1

Probably the source of kadota (to disappear), cognate with Estonian kadu (loss).

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Noun

kato (stem ka-*)

  1. Failure of crops.
  2. Loss, disappearance.
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Derived terms

Etymology 2

A dialectal or colloquial imperative of katsoa (to look), whose infinitive would be kattoa.

Verb

kato

  1. (colloquial) look!
    Kato, tuolla on George!Look, there's George!
  2. (colloquial) see (used often with ny)
    Kato ny, mähän sanoin.See, I told you so.

Interjection

kato

  1. (colloquial) see or look.
    • Se on kato sillä lailla.
      • See, that’s the way it is.
    • Kato nääs! or Kato kato!
      • Literally: Look, look!. Uttered in surprise, not necessarily telling anyone to look anywhere.
    • ...kato nääs. or ...kato.
      • ...you see. (At the end of a sentence)

Anagrams

See also


Novial

Etymology

From kate (a cat).

Root: kat-.

Morphemes: kat- + -o (1).

Noun

kato

  1. tomcat, male cat

Related terms

kate { n } cat
kata { n } female cat
katyune { n } kitten
katal { adj } feline

Samoan

Noun

kato

  1. basket

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