nat

nat

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English

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Burmese နတ် (nat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɑːt/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːt

Noun

nat (plural nats)

  1. A spirit in Burmese mythology, whose cult is followed alongside Buddhism.

Etymology 2

Reduced form of naught.

Adverb

nat (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Not. [14th-17th c.]
    • 1614, William Browne, The Shepheard's Pipe:
      And he a pistle rowned in her eare, / Nat what I want, for I ne came nat there.

Etymology 3

Abbreviation of natural logarithm.

Noun

nat (plural nats)

  1. logarithmic unit of information or entropy, based on natural logarithms
Synonyms
  • nit, nepit
See also
  • bit, nat, qubit

Anagrams

  • -ant, ANT, Ant, Ant., NTA, TAN, TNA, Tan, a'n't, an't, ant, ant-, ant., tan

Aromanian

Etymology

From Latin nātus (born). Compare Romanian nat (personal, individual).

Noun

nat m

  1. child

Related terms

  • nascu

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan nat, from Latin nātus, from earlier gnātus, from Proto-Italic *gnātos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₁tós (begotten, produced), derived from the root *ǵenh₁- (to beget, give birth).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈnat/
  • Rhymes: -at

Adjective

nat (feminine nada, masculine plural nats, feminine plural nades)

  1. born

Synonyms

  • nascut

Further reading

  • “nat” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Etymology

From Old Danish nat, from Old Norse nátt, nótt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nad̥/

Noun

nat c (singular definite natten, plural indefinite nætter)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)

Declension

Derived terms

  • natlig

Further reading

  • “nat” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch nat, from Old Dutch nat, from Proto-Germanic *nataz.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑt
  • IPA(key): /nɑt/

Adjective

nat (comparative natter, superlative natst)

  1. wet

Inflection

Antonyms

  • droog

Noun

nat n (uncountable)

  1. moisture

Latin

Verb

nat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of

Maia

Noun

nat

  1. rain

Middle English

Etymology

From Old English *nōht, nāht (nought, nothing), short for nōwiht, nāwiht (nothing, literally no thing, no creature), corresponding to (no) + wiht (thing, creature).

Adverb

nat

  1. not
    • 13??, Geoffrey Chaucer, Boethius and Troilus
      And at the laste, yif that any wight wene a thing to ben other weyes thanne it is, it is nat only unscience, but it is deceivable opinioun ful diverse and fer fro the sothe of science.

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse nátt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts.

Noun

nāt f

  1. night

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: natt

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin nātus, from earlier gnātus, from Proto-Italic *gnātos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₁tós (begotten, produced), derived from the root *ǵenh₁- (to beget, give birth). The meaning in Romanian developed from that of "offspring" or "progeny" in relation to the parent. Compare Aromanian nat (child), also Occitan nada (girl).

Noun

nat m (plural nați)

  1. (uncommon, popular) person, individual
  2. (uncommon, popular) kinsman, relative

Declension

Synonyms

  • (person, individual): om, persoană, individ, ins
  • (kinsman, relative): rudă, rudenie

Related terms

  • naște

Singpho

Noun

nat

  1. spirit

References

  • Stephen Morey, The Singpho Agentive – Functions and Meanings (2012), p. 12

Tzotzil

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nätʰ/

Adjective

nat

  1. deep
    ti nat uk'ume - the deep stream

Related terms

(Verbs)

  • natij

(Adjectives)

  • natik

(Adjectives & Nouns)

  • natil

References

  • Laughlin, Robert M. (1975) The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantán. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

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