Wat vs Xat - What's the difference?

wat | xat |

As a proper noun wat

is a medieval english given name, short for walter.

As a noun xat is

a carved pole erected as a memorial to the dead by some indians of western north america.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia.
  • There are two wats near this village.
    Angkor Wat
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  • * 1996 , James Bissett Pratt, The Pilgrimage of Buddhism and a Buddhist Pilgrimage , page 194:
  • It would be a mistake, however, to emphasize the Hindu element in Cambodian Buddhism and Cambodian temples. At its greatest it is always a subordinate element and in most of the wats or temples it hardly appears at all,
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  • See also

    * chedi * pagoda * stupa *

    Etymology 2

    From Amharic.


  • A kind of stew or curry eaten in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
  • Etymology 3

    Variation of what.


    (English Pronouns)
  • (informal, Internet, text messaging)
  • Adverb

  • (informal, Internet, text messaging)
  • Determiner

    (en determiner)
  • (informal, Internet, text messaging)
  • Anagrams

    * ----




    (en noun)
  • A carved pole erected as a memorial to the dead by some Indians of Western North America
  • References

    * Webster's Third New International Dictionary: Unabridged, 1961 Merriam-Webster. ----