cantar

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantar (plural cantars)

  1. Alternative spelling of kantar

Anagrams[edit]


Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō.

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō.

Verb[edit]

cantar (first-person singular indicative present canto, past participle cantáu)

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cantar, chantar, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n- (to sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cantar (first-person singular present canto, past participle cantat)

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cantar, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō.

Verb[edit]

cantar (first-person singular present canto, first-person singular preterite cantei, past participle cantado)

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. to sing

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkan̪ˠt̪ˠəɾˠ]

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. present indicative autonomous of can
  2. imperative autonomous of can
  3. present subjunctive autonomous of can

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cantar chantar gcantar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cantar, chantar, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō.

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. (Gascony, Languedoc, Provence) to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō (I sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. to sing (to produce music with one’s voice)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cantar, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cantar (first-person singular present indicative canto, past participle cantado)

  1. (transitive) to sing, to say musically
    Começarei cantando meu último sucesso, e então a próxima música será uma surpresa.I will start singing my last hit, then the next song is a surprise.
  2. (intransitive) to sing (express sounds musically through the voice)
    Enquanto passava pelo jardim, pude ouvir um pássaro cantar.While I was walking through the garden, I could hear a bird singing.
  3. (transitive) to say with rhythm, chant
    Enquanto tomava minhas medidas, ele cantava baixinho para si mesmo os números.While taking my measures, he was chanting the numbers to himself in a soft voice.
  4. (transitive, colloquial) to seduce by flattery
    As únicas coisas que ele faz o dia todo são comer, dormir, e cantar meninas.The only things he does all day are eat, sleep and seduce girls.
    Synonym: seduzir

Conjugation[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cantar.

Related terms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantō, cantāre.

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈtaɾ/, [kãn̪ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

cantar (first-person singular present canto, first-person singular preterite canté, past participle cantado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to sing

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantar m (plural cantares)

  1. A type of shanty or popular song.

Further reading[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō. Compare Italian cantare.

Verb[edit]

cantar

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.