diante

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese deante, from de +‎ enante. Enante from Late Latin in ante, from Latin in +‎ ante. Cognate with Portuguese diante, Asturian, Leonese and Mirandese delantre and Spanish delante.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjante̝/, /diˈante̝/

Adverb[edit]

diante

  1. before
  2. ahead

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • diante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • diante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • diante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • diante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • diante” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • diãte (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese deante, from de +‎ enante. Enante from Late Latin in ante, from Latin in ante. Cognate with Galician diante, Asturian, Leonese, and Mirandese delantre and Spanish delante.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒiˈɐ̃.t͡ʃi/ [d͡ʒɪˈɐ̃.t͡ʃi], (faster pronunciation) /ˈd͡ʒjɐ̃.t͡ʃi/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒiˈɐ̃.te/ [d͡ʒɪˈɐ̃.te], (faster pronunciation) /ˈd͡ʒjɐ̃.te/

Adverb[edit]

diante

  1. in front of
  2. before
  3. ahead
    daqui em diantefrom now on

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]