kate etymology

Finnish word kate comes from Finnish kattaa, Finnish -e (Used for forming nouns from verbs or adjectives.)

Detailed word origin of kate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
kattaa Finnish (fin) (transitive) to cover (a head). (transitive) to cover, defray (e.g. costs). (transitive) to roof (a house). (transitive) to set, lay (the dinner table).
-e Finnish (fin) Used for forming nouns from verbs or adjectives.
kate Finnish (fin) (figuratively) reliability, trustworthiness (e.g. of a promise). Covering, roofing. Funds (of a check), backing, coverage (of a banknote). Place setting.

Words with the same origin as kate

Descendants of kattaa
aumakatto katollinen katos kattaus katteeton katto kattohuopa kattokruunu olkikatto pulpettikatto taitekatto
Descendants of -e
anne ele haaste hedelmä katse koe liike luonne näyte ote piste pistää puhe puhelin puhua puhuja pystyä pyyhe syyte tae toiste tunne tuote vihje