English Online Dictionary. What means kate? What does kate mean?
- IPA(key): /keɪt/
- Rhymes: -eɪt
kate (plural kates)
- (UK, dialect, Kent) The brambling finch, Fringilla montifringilla.
- keta, take, teak
From older katea, with the final -a reinterpreted as being the definite article, from Proto-Basque *katena, from Latin catēna.
- IPA(key): /kate/, [ka.t̪e̞]
- chain (series of interconnected rings or links usually made of metal)
- IPA(key): [ˈkatɛ]
- vocative singular of kat
From Proto-Finnic *kat'ëk, equivalent to kattaa + -e.
- IPA(key): /ˈkɑteˣ/, [ˈkɑ̝t̪e̞(ʔ)]
- Rhymes: -ɑte
- Syllabification(key): ka‧te
- covering, roofing
- Synonym: peite
- (finance) funds (of a check), backing (of a banknote)
- (finance) contribution margin, coverage, margin
- (figurative) reliability, trustworthiness (e.g. of a promise)
- place setting, table setting (items of cutlery, crockery and glassware etc., arranged for a person at a dining table)
- Synonyms: kattamus, kattaus, kuvertti
- (medicine) plaque
- (agriculture) mulch (any material used to cover the top layer of soil)
- adjectives: katteeton
- "kate" in Kielitoimiston sanakirja (Dictionary of Contemporary Finnish).
- ekat, keat, teak
From Proto-Finnic *kat'ëk, equivalent to kattaa (“to cover”) + -e. Cognates include Finnish kate and Estonian kate.
- (Ala-Laukaa) IPA(key): /ˈkɑte/, [ˈkɑte̞]
- (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈkɑte/, [ˈkɑd̥e̞]
- Rhymes: -ɑte
- Hyphenation: ka‧te
- cover, covering
- Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 119
- IPA(key): [kɐˈtʲɛ] (instrumental singular)
- IPA(key): [ˈkaːtʲɛ] (vocative singular)
- instrumental singular of katė
- vocative singular of katė
- locative singular masculine/neuter of kata, which is past participle of karoti (“to do”)
- accusative plural masculine of kata, which is past participle of karoti (“to do”)
- vocative singular feminine of kata, which is past participle of karoti (“to do”)
- dative singular of kat