carte

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See also: Carte and carté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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. (Scotland, dated) A playing card.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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

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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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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of chartre

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[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.

Noun[edit]

carte f (plural cărți)

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

Noun[edit]

carte f pl

  1. plural of cartă