conte

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See also: Conte, conté, and Conté

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comitem (the 'o' being stressed and the 'i' disappearing), accusative of comes (companion). Ultimately cognate to English count (nobility).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkonte/, [ˈkõn̪.t̪e]

Noun[edit]

conte m (feminine contesa)

  1. count (nobility); countess in the feminine sense.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin computus, or from the verb contar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃t/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French conte, from Old French conte, compte, derived from the verb conter, compter, or from Latin computus. See compte.

Noun[edit]

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

conte

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of conter
  2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of conter
  3. second-person singular imperative of conter

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkon.te/
  • Hyphenation: cón‧te

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin comes, comitem.

Noun[edit]

conte m (plural conti, feminine contessa)

  1. count (rank)
  2. earl
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

conte

  1. plural of conta

Further reading[edit]

  • conte in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • conte in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • conte in Grandi Dizionari
  • conte in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • conte in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • conte in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conte

  1. vocative singular of contus

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *kunta (vagina), from Proto-Germanic *kuntǭ.

Noun[edit]

conte f

  1. vagina, also generally sex organ

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: kont

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

conte

  1. Alternative form of cunte

Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French conte, compte.

Noun[edit]

conte f (plural contes)

  1. story; tale; fable

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French comte.

Noun[edit]

conte m (plural contes)

  1. count (nobleman)

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cunte (all senses, Anglo-Norman)

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested circa 980 as compte. Deverbal of conter[1].

Noun[edit]

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular contes, nominative plural conte)

  1. story; tale; fable
  2. count (record of a number or amount)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Tant en asamble n'en sai conte tenir.
      He got together so many that I can't keep count

References[edit]

  1. ^ compte” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Etymology 2[edit]

See comte.

Noun[edit]

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular cuens, nominative plural conte)

  1. Alternative form of comte

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈkõ.t͡ʃi/, [ˈkõ.t͡ʃi]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈkõ.tɨ/, [ˈkõ.tɨ]

  • Hyphenation: con‧te

Verb[edit]

conte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of contar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of contar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of contar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of contar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French comte.

Noun[edit]

conte m (plural conți)

  1. count, earl

Declension[edit]