diamante

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French diamanté ‎(adorned with diamonds)

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Noun[edit]

diamante ‎(plural diamantes)

  1. an artificial diamond used as adornment, such as a rhinestone

Adjective[edit]

diamante ‎(comparative more diamante, superlative most diamante)

  1. covered in diamante decorations
  2. shiny or iridescent, as if covered in or made of diamonds

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamantes)

  1. diamond

French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

diamante

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

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Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamantes)

  1. diamond

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin diamas, diamantis, from Latin adamās, adamantis, from Ancient Greek ἀδάμας ‎(adámas, invincible, untamed; hard substance), from ἀ- ‎(a-, un-) + δαμάζω ‎(damázō, to overpower, tame, conquer), from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamanti)

  1. diamond (all senses)
  2. The crown of an anchor
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Etymology 2[edit]

A calque of Dutch diamant, used by Dirck Voskens who first cut it around 1700, presumably naming it by analogy with the larger pearl.

Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamanti)

  1. excelsior (a small size of type, standardized to 3 point)

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Portuguese[edit]

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diamante

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin diamas, diamantis, from Latin adamās, adamantis, from Ancient Greek ἀδάμας ‎(adámas, invincible, untamed; hard substance), from ἀ- ‎(a-, un-) + δαμάζω ‎(damázō, to overpower, tame, conquer), from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamante m (plural diamantes)

  1. Diamond

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dja̠ˈma̠nte̞/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin diamas, alteration of Latin adamās, (see adamante), from Ancient Greek ἀδάμᾱς ‎(adámās) "unconquerable, invincible". More at diamond.

Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamantes)

  1. diamond
  2. (card games) diamond
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A calque of Dutch diamant, used by Dirck Voskens who first cut it around 1700, presumably naming it by analogy with the larger pearl.

Noun[edit]

diamante m ‎(plural diamantes)

  1. excelsior (a small size of type, standardized to 3 point)