gant

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See also: Gant and gånt

Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Welsh gan (with; by). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Preposition[edit]

gant

  1. with
Inflection[edit]
singular plural
1 ganin 1 ganimp
2 ganit 2 ganeoc'h
3 m gantañ 3 ganto
3 f ganti
imp. ganeor

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Numeral[edit]

gant

  1. Soft mutation of kant.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French guant, from Frankish *want (compare Middle Dutch want, Old High German wantus), from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove). Cognate with Italian guanto and Spanish guante.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gant m (plural gants)

  1. glove

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Old Irish ganndal m (gander).

Noun[edit]

gant m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. common tern
  2. gannet, solan goose

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gant ghant ngant
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French guant, from Frankish *want, from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove).

Noun[edit]

gant m (plural gants)

  1. (Jersey) glove

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan guant, from Frankish *want, from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove).

Noun[edit]

gant m (plural gants)

  1. glove

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

gant

  1. Soft mutation of cant.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cant gant nghant chant
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.