infante

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish infante and Portuguese infante, both from Latin īnfāns ‎(child). Cognate with infant and infantry.

Noun[edit]

infante ‎(plural infantes)

  1. (historical) Any son of the king of Spain or Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante ‎(plural infantes)

  1. child, infant

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin infans, infantem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

infante m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural infanti)

  1. (dated, rare) infant (attr.)

Noun[edit]

infante m, f ‎(plural infanti)

  1. (dated, rare) baby, infant

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante f ‎(plural infanti)

  1. infanta (in Spain & Portugal)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

īnfante

  1. ablative singular of īnfāns

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin infans, infantem ‎(infant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante

  1. (rare) child
  2. prince, infante

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese infante, from Latin infans, infantem ‎(infant).

Cognate with Galician infante, Spanish infante, French enfant and Italian infante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

infante m (plural infantes, feminine infanta, feminine plural infantas)

  1. infant (very young human being)
  2. (military) a soldier of the infantry
  3. prince, infante (the son of a king in Spain and Portugal)

Adjective[edit]

infante m, f ‎(plural infantes, comparable)

  1. infant

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an alteration of Old Spanish ifante, from Latin īnfāns, īnfāntem.

Noun[edit]

infante m ‎(plural infantes)

  1. infant
  2. infante
  3. foot soldier, infantryman

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