anta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

anta (plural antae)

  1. (architecture) A kind of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: an‧tā̀

Noun[edit]

anta

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural ante)

  1. door (of furniture)
  2. shutter (of window)
  3. sash (of window)

anta m pl

  1. (plural only) forties

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. tapir
  2. (figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

anta

  1. to suppose; to presume
    Jag antar att det är dags att köpa en ny kaffebryggare
    I presume it's time to buy a new coffee machine
  2. to accept an offer
    Schackspelaren antog erbjudandet om remi efter att ha funderat på det.
    The chessplayer accepted the offer of a draw after having thought about it.

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