tante

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See also: tantē, tànte, tant'è, and Tante

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tante, from Old French ante, from Latin amita (paternal aunt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tantə/, [ˈtˢand̥ə]

Noun[edit]

tante c (singular definite tanten, plural indefinite tanter)

  1. aunt

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Dutch[edit]

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tante f (plural tantes, diminutive tantetje n)

  1. aunt

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ante, from Latin amita.

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Noun[edit]

tante f (plural tantes)

  1. aunt
  2. (pejorative) homosexual

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tenter (attempt, tempt).

Verb[edit]

tante

  1. attempt
  2. tempt

Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tante

  1. so

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tante, from Dutch tante.

Noun[edit]

tante

  1. aunt (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law)
  2. madam

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tante f pl

  1. feminine plural of tanto

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tante f (plural tantes)

  1. aunt

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tante

  1. vocative masculine singular of tantus

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from German Tante ("aunt"), itself a borrowing from French tante (aunt). This borrowing was first mentioned in 18th-century Latvian texts.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tante f (5th declension, masculine form: tēvocis), onkulis

  1. aunt (father's sister or mother's sister; father's brother's wife or mother's brother's wife)
    dzīvot pie tantes — to live at (one's) aunt's
    tante Betsijaaunt Betsy
  2. aunt (a grown woman, in relation to a child, even if not the child's real aunt)
    Peterēna vienaudži mani jau uzrunā par tanti — Peterēns (= Little Peter)'s friends called me aunt
    atbrauca inspektors un viena tante no arodbiedrības, veca meita — the inspector came with an aunt from the trade union, an old girl

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns. 1992, 2001. Latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca. Rīga: AVOTS. ISBN 9984700127.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tante.

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Noun[edit]

tante (Jawi spelling تنتى, plural tante-tante)

  1. (Netherlands) aunt (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law)

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Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tante

  1. aunt

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