cuento

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish cuento. Doublet of conte.

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Noun[edit]

cuento m (plural cuentos)

  1. (Castilianism) folktale
    Synonym: rondalla

Further reading[edit]

  • “cuento” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwento/, [ˈkwẽn̪.t̪o]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *contu(s) / *comptu(s), from Latin computus. Doublet of cómputo, a borrowing.

Noun[edit]

cuento m (plural cuentos)

  1. story
    Synonyms: relato, narración
  2. (colloquial) tale, lie
    Synonyms: embuste, engaño
  3. (obsolete) one million
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Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: cuento
  • Tagalog: kuwento

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cuento

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of contar.

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