chanter

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English[edit]

Bagpipe chanter

Etymology[edit]

chant + -er. Compare French chanteur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chanter (plural chanters)

  1. One who chants or sings
  2. A priest who sings in a chantry
  3. The pipe of a bagpipe on which the melody is played
  4. The hedge sparrow.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chanter, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō (I sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chanter

  1. to sing
  2. to crow

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chanter, from Latin cantō, cantare (to sing)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chanter (gerund chant'tie)

  1. to sing

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō (I sing).

Verb[edit]

chanter

  1. to pray (to God)
  2. to sing
  3. to retell, to recount

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Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) chantar
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) cantar

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantō, cantāre.

Verb[edit]

chanter

  1. (Puter) to sing