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), and Persian خوان (khān, sing). 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.
    • 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, 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.
  8. (intransitive) I sound.
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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