abante

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of ab (from) +‎ ante (before). Originally a preposition - as were both of its constituents - and later yielded an adverb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

abante (not comparable)

  1. (Late Latin, nonstandard) before, in front

Descendants[edit]

  • Italo-Romance:
    • Italian: avanti
    • Sicilian: avanti
  • Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Vulgar Latin: *abantius (perhaps by analogy with prius)

Preposition[edit]

abante (+ ablative)

  1. (Late Latin, nonstandard) from before

Further reading[edit]

  • abante”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abante in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • abante in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish avante (ahead).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ban‧te
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbante/, [ʔɐˈban.te]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abante

  1. movement forward; advance
  2. advantage in scoring; lead (over an opponent)
  3. progress; development; advance
  4. sufficiency (as of stock or supply)

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abante

  1. forward!; proceed!; go ahead!
    Synonyms: lakad, sige, tuloy