cantina

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cantina, from Italian cantina. Doublet of canteen.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cantina (plural cantinas)

  1. A drinking establishment, often specifically of the type found in Latin America.
    • 2009 January 31, Alan Feuer, “It’s Theirs and They’re Not Apologizing”, in New York Times[1]:
      Meanwhile, around the corner, Larry Meyers and Gerard Novello [] ducked into a Mexican cantina for a drink.
  2. A cantina truck, cantina wagon or cantina trailer.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cantina.

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Noun[edit]

cantina f (plural cantines)

  1. canteen, cafeteria, dining hall

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *canthus (corner), from Gaulish *cantos, denoting the location for liquor storage, from Proto-Celtic *cantos (corner), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂ndʰ-. Compare Ancient Greek κανθός

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈti.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: can‧tì‧na

Noun[edit]

cantina f (plural cantine)

  1. cellar, basement, winery
  2. wine shop, wine cellar

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: cantine
    • German: Kantine
    • Romanian: cantină
    • Turkish: kantin
  • Portuguese: cantina
  • Spanish: cantina

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cantine, from Italian cantina (cellar).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. canteen, cafeteria (a dining area)

References[edit]

  1. ^ cantina” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2024.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cantina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈtina/ [kãn̪ˈt̪i.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Syllabification: can‧ti‧na

Noun[edit]

cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay) saloon, speakeasy, bar
    Synonym: bar
  2. cafeteria, canteen (staff restaurant)
    Synonyms: casino, comedor

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