-ante

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See also: ante, Ante, Ánte, ānte, ante-, anté-, and an té

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑn.tə/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-ante f (plural -antes, masculine -ant)

  1. appended to the stem of a verb, it yields a noun which signifies a female subject who performs the action of that verb (see agent noun)

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Suffix[edit]

-ante

  1. See -ant-

French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ante f

  1. (adjective) feminine of -ant

Suffix[edit]

-ante f (plural -antes, masculine ant)

  1. (noun) female equivalent of -ant

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āns, -āntem.

Suffix[edit]

-ante

  1. used with a stem to form the present participle of regular -are verbs
  2. used to form many adjectives whose form is the same for masculine and feminine
  3. added to verbs to form agent nouns
    abitare (to inhabit) + ‎-ante → ‎abitante (inhabitant)
    cantare (to sing) + ‎-ante → ‎cantante (singer)

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Latin[edit]

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-ante

  1. ablative singular masculine/feminine/neuter of -āns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin -antem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Suffix[edit]

-ante m or f (adjective-forming suffix, plural -antes)

  1. -ing, -ant; forms adjectives from verbs ending in -ar
    estimular (to stimulate) + ‎-ante → ‎estimulante (stimulating)
    brilhar (to shine) + ‎-ante → ‎brilhante (brilliant)

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-ante m or f (noun-forming suffix, plural -antes)

  1. -er, -ant; forms agent nouns from verbs ending in -ar
    Synonyms: -eiro, -dor
    viajar (to travel) + ‎-ante → ‎viajante (voyager, traveler)
    anunciar (to announce) + ‎-ante → ‎anunciante (announcer)
    estimular (to stimulate) + ‎-ante → ‎estimulante (stimulant)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āns (genitive singular -antis).

Suffix[edit]

-ante (plural -antes) (adjective)
-ante m or f (plural -antes) (noun)

  1. Forms adjectives and nouns from verbs, particularly verbs in -ar.

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