tanta

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish tante, from French tante, from Latin amita.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanta f (genitive singular töntu, nominative plural töntur)

  1. (informal) aunt

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This word is not very commonly used, and then only informally, even jocularly. Normally, the more general word frænka, referring to either an aunt (or great-aunt, etc.) or female cousin, or the more specific words föðursystir (paternal aunt) and móðursystir (maternal aunt), are used.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta

  1. feminine form of tanto

Pronoun[edit]

tanta f

  1. Feminine of tanto

Adverb[edit]

tanta f

  1. Feminine of tanto

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta

  1. nominative feminine singular of tantus
  2. nominative neuter plural of tantus
  3. accusative neuter plural of tantus
  4. vocative feminine singular of tantus
  5. vocative neuter plural of tantus

tantā

  1. ablative feminine singular of tantus

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from French tante

Noun[edit]

tanta f (plural tantas)

  1. aunt

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta f (masculine tanto, feminine plural tantas, masculine plural tantos)

  1. feminine form of tanto