cuánto

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See also: cuanto

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier quánto, from Latin quantus, from Proto-Italic *kʷijentos, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷíh₂onts (how much, how many), from *kʷíh₂, neuter of *kʷís. Cognate with French quant, Italian quanto, Portuguese quanto, Romanian cât, Ashkun ćīt, Waigali kiti, Sanskrit कियत् (kíyat), Avestan 𐬗𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬧𐬙(cuuaṇt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwanto/, [ˈkwãn̪.t̪o]
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Adverb[edit]

cuánto

  1. how much; how many
    ¿A cuánto están las naranjas?
    How much are the oranges?

Determiner[edit]

cuánto m sg (feminine cuánta)

  1. how much; how many
    ¿Cuántas hijas tienes?
    How many daughters do you have?

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