cano

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See also: caño and Cano

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing). Cognates include Old Irish canaid, Welsh canu, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌽𐌰 (hana, cock), Ancient Greek καναχέω (kanakhéō, ring, clash, clang), Russian канюк (kanjuk, buzzard), and Persian خوان (khān, sing, read). Confer carmen (song) (< earlier *can-men).

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Verb[edit]

present active canō, present infinitive canere, perfect active cecinī, supine cantum

  1. (transitive) I sing, recite,play.
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 1.1
      Arma virumque cano Troiae []
      I sing of weapons and a man of Troy []
  2. (transitive) I sound, play, blow (a trumpet), especially a military call.
  3. (transitive) I foretell, predict, prophesy.
  4. (intransitive) I sing, make music.
  5. (intransitive) I chant.
  6. (intransitive, of owls) I hoot.
  7. (intransitive, of a musical instrument) I sound, resound, play.
  8. (intransitive) I sound,play.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of cānus (white, hoary)

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Adjective[edit]

cānō

  1. dative masculine singular of cānus
  2. dative neuter singular of cānus
  3. ablative masculine singular of cānus
  4. ablative neuter singular of cānus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cano m (plural canos)

  1. tube, pipe
  2. channel

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cānus (white, hoary).

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Adjective[edit]

cano m (feminine cana, masculine plural canos, feminine plural canas)

  1. hoary, white-haired, grey-haired
  2. ancient, old (for a person)
  3. (rare) white, snow-white, milky white

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

cano

  1. third-person singular subjunctive of canu