The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: zat

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zat etymology From Middle Dutch sat, from odt *sat, from Proto-Germanic *sadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂- 〈*seh₂-〉. Compare German satt, West Frisian sêd, English sad, Danish sat. pronunciation
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  1. sated, full, especially with alcoholic beverage, i.e. drunk Hij kwam zat thuis. He came home drunk.
  2. having had enough, having had it up to here, fed up Ik ben het zat! I'm fed up with this!
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  1. (informal) plenty Ik heb nog zat aardappels hier. I still have plenty of potatoes here.
Synonyms: genoeg
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  1. (informal) enough Het is al erg zat dat mijn wasmachine kapot is, en nu mijn vaatwasser ook al! It's bad enough that my washing machine is broken, and now my dishwasher too!
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  1. nl-verb form of zitten

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