carte

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See also: Carte and carté

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French carte, from Latin charta. See card and chart.

Noun[edit]

carte (plural cartes)

  1. A bill of fare; a menu.
  2. (dated) A visiting card.
    • 1869, Emma Jane Worboise, The fortunes of Cyril Denham (page 258)
      "He only says she is Laura Somerset, and he sends me her carte; here it is."
  3. (historical) A carte de visite (small collectible photograph of a famous person).
    • 2013, C. Boyce, P. Finnerty, A. Millim, Victorian Celebrity Culture and Tennyson's Circle
      Celebrity cartes, and photographic portraits more generally, were valued in Victorian culture for their much-lauded ability to render the sitter as he or she really was.
  4. (Scotland, dated) A playing card.
    • 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped
      We’ll take a dram for luck, and as soon as this handless man of mine has the collops ready, we’ll dine and take a hand at the cartes as gentlemen should.
    • 1902, John Buchan, The Outgoing of the Tide
      He had been to the supper of the Forest Club at the Cross Keys in Gledsmuir, a clamjamphry of wild young blades who passed the wine and played at cartes once a fortnight.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

carte (countable and uncountable, plural cartes)

  1. (fencing) Alternative form of quarte

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 “carte” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs). Cognate with French charte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaʁt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

carte f (plural cartes)

  1. card
  2. chart; map
  3. menu

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: kat
  • Dutch: kaart
  • Dutch Low Saxon: kaarte
  • English: carte
  • Khmer: កាត (kaat)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: carte
  • Persian: کارت(kârt)
  • Turkish: kart
  • Wolof: kart

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

carte f pl

  1. plural of carta

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin charta (probably borrowed), from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs, papyrus, paper).

Noun[edit]

carte f (plural cartes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) card
  2. (Jersey, nautical) chart

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French carte (card, chart), from Latin charta (paper, poem), from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs, paper, book), possibly from either χαράσσω (kharássō, I scratch, inscribe), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (to scratch) or from Phoenician 𐤇𐤓𐤈𐤉𐤕(ḥrṭyt, something written).

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Noun[edit]

carte m (definite singular carten, indefinite plural carter, definite plural cartene)

  1. Only used in à la carte (à la carte)
  2. Only used in a la carte (a la carte)
  3. Only used in à la carte-meny (à la carte menu)
  4. Only used in a la carte-meny (a la carte menu)
  5. Only used in à la carte-servering (à la carte serving)
  6. Only used in a la carte-servering (a la carte serving)
  7. Only used in carte blanche (carte blanche)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χᾰ́ρτης (khártēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑr.te/, [ˈkɑrˠ.te]

Noun[edit]

carte f

  1. paper
  2. document, deed

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

carte f (oblique plural cartes, nominative singular carte, nominative plural cartes)

  1. Alternative form of chartre

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English kart.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: car‧te

Noun[edit]

carte m (plural cartes)

  1. kart, cart, go-kart, go-cart (small vehicle used for racing)
    Synonym: kart

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ carte” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Latin charta, possibly through a hypothetical earlier Romanian intermediate form *cartă, and created from its plural (thus deriving its meaning from "many papers"). Ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs). Doublet of cartă, a borrowing, as well as hartă, from Greek, and hârtie, from Greek and South Slavic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkar.te/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: car‧te

Noun[edit]

carte f (plural cărți)

  1. book
    a citi o carteto read a book
  2. card
    jocuri de cărțicard games
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

carte f pl

  1. plural of cartă