conto

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See also: contó, contò, and cónto

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cuento and Interlingua contar.

Noun[edit]

conto (plural contos)

  1. story

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin computus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conto m (plural conti)

  1. calculation
  2. account (at a bank etc)
  3. bill (for a meal, hotel etc)

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Verb[edit]

conto

  1. first-person singular present tense of contare

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

contō

  1. dative singular of contus
  2. ablative singular of contus

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese conto, from Latin computus (calculation).

Noun[edit]

conto m (plural contos)

  1. tale (account of an asserted fact or circumstance)
  2. (literature) short story (work of fiction shorter than a novel)
  3. count (a quantity counted)
  4. (obsolete) one million reis
  5. (dated, Portugal) a thousand escudos
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Verb[edit]

conto

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of contar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin contus (pike), from Ancient Greek κοντός (kontos, type of cavalry lance).

Noun[edit]

conto m (plural contos)

  1. the butt of a spear or polearm