kant

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kantom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm. Compare Welsh cant.

Noun[edit]

kant

  1. hundred
    Kant bro, kant giz, kant perez, kant iliz. – A hundred countries, a hundred guises, a hundred parishes, a hundred churches.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kant c (singular definite kanten, plural indefinite kanter)

  1. edge, border

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kant m (plural kanten, diminutive kantje n)

  1. side
  2. embroidery
  3. way
    Die kant uit. – That way.

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Verb[edit]

kant

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kanten
  2. imperative of kanten

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kant

  1. Romanization of 𐌺𐌰𐌽𐍄

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin cantus (corner, side), via Middle Low German or German Low German

Noun[edit]

kant m (definite singular kanten, indefinite plural kanter, definite plural kantene)

  1. an edge, a border

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin cantus (corner, side), via Italian canto and Old French cant

Noun[edit]

kant m (definite singular kanten, indefinite plural kantar, definite plural kantane)

  1. an edge, a border

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German kant (edge, corner), Pomoranian form of southern Low German kante.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kant m inan

  1. edge
  2. crease in fabric, e.g. on trousers
  3. (colloquial) an instance of cheating in a game

Usage notes[edit]

Sense #1 is used for edges which are well defined but dull (cannot cut anything), such as the edge of a table. Compare krawędź, ostrze.

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kant c

  1. an edge; border; brim.
  2. (mathematics) a boundary or edge.
    En triangel har tre kanter.
    "A triangle has three edges."

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Synonyms[edit]

  • rand (mathematics)
  • bryn (edge of a forest)

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