anta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

anta ‎(plural antae)

  1. (architecture) A kind of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Related terms[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

antā̀ f

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin antae f pl.

Noun[edit]

anta f ‎(plural ante)

  1. door of furniture
  2. shutter (of window)
  3. sash (of window)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the suffix -anta common to quaranta ‎(forty), cinquanta ‎(fifty), sessanta ‎(sixty), settanta ‎(seventy), ottanta ‎(eighty), and novanta ‎(ninety).

Noun[edit]

anta m pl ‎(plural only)

  1. (informal) forties, sixties, seventies... (in someone's age)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ ta; from German

Verb[edit]

anta ‎(imperative anta, present tense antar, passive antas, simple past antok, past participle antatt, present participle antakende)

  1. to assume, presume
  2. to accept, approve

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

anta m

  1. end
  2. goal
  3. top

Noun[edit]

anta n

  1. intestine, tharm

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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anta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese anta, from Latin antas.

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. (architecture) anta
  2. dolmen (prehistoric megalithic tomb)
Synonyms[edit]
anta (Tapirus indicus)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic lamt ‎(lamt).

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae)
  2. (figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!
Synonyms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ante

Noun[edit]

anta f ‎(plural antas, masculine ante, masculine plural ante)

  1. (femenine) moose, elk
  2. (Bolivia) tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae.)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

anta

  1. to suppose; to presume
    Jag antar att det är dags att köpa en ny kaffebryggare.
    I presume it's time to buy a new coffee machine.
  2. to accept an offer
    Schackspelaren antog erbjudandet om remi efter att ha funderat på det.
    The chessplayer accepted the offer of a draw after having thought about it.

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