infante

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish and Portuguese. See infant and infanta.

Noun[edit]

infante (plural infantes)

  1. (historical) Any son of the king of Spain or Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante (plural infantes)

  1. child, infant

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin infans, infantem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

infante m, f (masculine and feminine plural infanti) (dated, rare term)

  1. infant (attr.)

Noun[edit]

infante m, f (plural infanti) (dated, rare term)

  1. baby, infant

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante f (plural infanti)

  1. infanta (in Spain & Portugal)

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

īnfante

  1. ablative singular of īnfāns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese infante, from Latin infans, infantem (infant).

Cognate with Galician infante, Spanish infante, French enfant and Italian infante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante m (plural infantes, feminine infanta, feminine plural infantas)

  1. infant (very young human being)
  2. (military) a soldier of the infantry
  3. prince, infante (the son of a king in Spain and Portugal)

Adjective[edit]

infante m, f (plural infantes; comparable)

  1. infant

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin infans, infantem.

Noun[edit]

infante m (plural infantes)

  1. infant
  2. infante
  3. foot soldier, infantryman

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