canté

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See also: cante, çantë, and cânte

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

canté

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of cantar

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Attested since the 18th century. Cognate with rural northern Portuguese canté.

Interjection[edit]

canté

  1. (dated, idiomatic) certainly; you bet
  2. (dated, idiomatic) if only
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      Ahi vay esa esmoliña
      p'rá à virxen à empregà
      que che lla dou de boa mentes;
      ¡cantè quen poidera mais!
      There it goes this little alms,
      Apply it to the Virgin
      because I give it to her willingly
      If only I could give more!

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

canté

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of cantar.