Word Family - Cat

April theme: Miscellaneous light and cat words 🦁

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cat,caterpillar

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  • Egyptian *Caw [1]
    • Coptic ϣⲁⲩ šau cat dialectic
    • Egyptian *Cawt female cat with regular feminine -t
      • Aramaic qaṭṭu cat
        • Arabic قِطّ qiṭṭ cat
        • Hebrew חָתוּל khatúl cat
        • Old Armenian կատու katu cat
          • Armenian կատու katu cat
        • Georgian კატა ḳaṭa cat
        • Byzantine Greek καττα katta cat
          • Ottoman Turkish کدی kädi
            • Turkish kedi cat
      • Berber kaddîska wildcat
      • Nubian kadís cat
        • Latin cattus cat [2]
          • Eastern Romance *catu
            • Eastern Romance *catusa diminutive
              • Aromanian cãtushi cat
              • Romanian cătușă handcuff, manacle
          • Western Romance
            • Old French cate
              • French chat cat
              • Old French catepeluse caterpillar lit. "fuzzy-cat"
                • English caterpillar
            • Italian gatto cat
            • Spanish gato cat
            • Basque katu cat
          • Maghrebi Arabic
            • Libyan Arabic قَطُّوس gaṭṭūs
            • Maltese qattus
          • Brythonic *kaθ cat
            • Welsh cath cat
          • Greek γάτα gáta cat [2]
          • Old Irish catt cat
            • Irish cat cat
          • Germanic *kattuz cat
            • North Germanic
              • Old Norse kǫttr cat
                • Danish kat cat
                • Icelandic köttur cat
                • Finnish katti cat colloquial
            • West Germanic
              • Old English catt(e)
                • English cat
                  • English kitty cat dimunitive
              • Frankish
                • Dutch kat cat
                  • Afrikaans kat cat
                    • Zulu ikati cat
              • Old High German kazza
                • German Katze
                • Yiddish קאַץ kats cat
            • Germanic *katazô tomcat
              • West Germanic
                • Frankish
                  • Dutch kater tomcat
                • Old High German
                  • Dutch Kater tomcat
          • Slavic *kotъ male cat [2]
            • East Slavic
              • Russian кот kot male cat
            • West Slavic
              • Polish kot cat, esp. male
            • Slavic *kotъka female cat
              • East Slavic
                • Old Church Slavonic котъка kotŭka cat, anchor
                • Russian ко́шка kóška cat, esp. female
                  • Estonian kass cat
                • Ukrainian кі́шка kíška cat, esp. female
              • West Slavic
                • Polish kocica

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Collected English words

caterpillar, cat, kitty

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