anta

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See also: ANTA, ȧnta, äntä, -anta, anta-, and -anță

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin antae (pilasters)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anta (plural antae or antas)

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

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for anta in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin antae (jamb); alternatively from a substrate Indo-European language[1]

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Noun[edit]

anta m (plural antas)

  1. dolmen, menhir, megalith; landmark
    Synonyms: arca, forno
  2. large vertical stone used in the construction of drystone walls
    Synonym: chanto

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References[edit]

  • anta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • anta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • anta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • anta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • anta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔán.tàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔán.tàː]

Noun[edit]

antā̀ f (possessed form antàr̃)

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈanta/
  • Hyphenation: an‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit अन्त (antá, disposition, essence).

Noun[edit]

anta (first-person possessive antaku, second-person possessive antamu, third-person possessive antanya)

  1. (archaic) character, nature.
    Synonyms: sifat, tabiat

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَنْتَ(ʾanta, you).

Pronoun[edit]

anta

  1. (informal) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours

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Indonesian informal second-person pronouns:

Etymology 3[edit]

From Belitung Malay [Term?].

Noun[edit]

anta (first-person possessive antaku, second-person possessive antamu, third-person possessive antanya)

  1. rice dirt.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈan.ta/
  • Rhymes: -anta
  • Hyphenation: àn‧ta

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)
  4. panel
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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, fifties, sixties, ... (in someone's age)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

anta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あんた

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *antadak.

Verb[edit]

anta

  1. give

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ ta; from German annehmen.

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अन्त (anta).

Noun[edit]

anta m

  1. end
  2. goal
  3. top

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Noun[edit]

anta n

  1. intestine, tharm

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃.tɐ/, [ˈɐ̃.tɐ]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: an‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃tɐ
anta

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese anta, from Latin antās, antae pl.

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. (architecture) anta
  2. dolmen (prehistoric megalithic tomb)
    Synonym: dólmen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic لَمْتَة(lamta).

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae)
    Synonym: tapir

Noun[edit]

anta m, f (plural antas)

  1. (Brazil, figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ante.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈanta/, [ˈãn̪.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

anta f (plural antas)

  1. female equivalent of ante; moose, elk
  2. (Bolivia) tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae.)
    Synonyms: tapir, anteburro, sachavaca, danta, ante

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic form of antaga, calqued from Middle Low German annemen or German annehmen. All compounds with the verb ta have gone through apocope and those forms are now the standard ones, see also avta/avtaga, inta/intaga and överta/övertaga. Cognate with Danish antage, Norwegian Bokmål anta, Norwegian Nynorsk anta, antake, antaka. Morphologically the same as native Swedish åta (åtaga) and English ontake.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

anta (present antar, preterite antog, supine antagit, imperative anta)

  1. to suppose, to presume, to guess
    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.
  3. (especially in the past participle) to accept (to a school, etc.)
    Jag har blivit antagen till Harvard!
    I've been accepted to Harvard!

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: an‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ʔanˈta/, [ʔɐnˈta]
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔanta/, [ˈʔantɐ]

Noun[edit]

antá or anta

  1. rancidity; rancid odor

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