conte

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See also: Conte, conté, and Conté

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin computus, or from the verb contar.

Noun[edit]

conte m ‎(plural contes)

  1. tale; story

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conte m ‎(plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

conte

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin comes, comitem.

Noun[edit]

conte m ‎(plural conti)

  1. count (rank)
  2. earl
  3. (heraldry) rabbit, coney

conte f ‎(plural form)

  1. plural of conta

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

conte

  1. vocative singular of contus

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

conte f

  1. vagina, also generally sex organ

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • INL, Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek (online), "CONTE". Accessed November 14th 2015.

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)

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 le 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]

Verb[edit]

conte

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of contar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of contar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of contar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of contar