kant

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kant, from Proto-Celtic *kantom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Numeral[edit]

kant

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

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kant c (singular definite kanten, plural indefinite kanter)

  1. edge, border

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cant, from Old Northern French cant.

Noun[edit]

kant m (plural kanten, diminutive kantje n)

  1. side, face (of an object)
    De deur is aan deze kant van het gebouw.
    The door is on this side of the building.
    Synonyms: zijde
  2. side (as opposed to top or bottom)
    De boom is omgevallen en ligt nu op zijn kant.
    The tree has fallen over and is now lying on its side.
    Synonyms: zij
  3. way, direction
    We rijden de verkeerde kant op.
    We're driving in the wrong direction.
    Synonyms: richting
  4. lace (textile pattern)
    Deze doek is met kant versierd.
    This cloth is decorated with lace.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

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

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kan +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɒnt]
  • Hyphenation: kant

Noun[edit]

kant

  1. accusative singular of kan

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. edge, border, rim

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. an edge, a border

på alle kantar

  1. everywhere, all over

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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."

Declension[edit]

Declension of kant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kant kanten kanter kanterna
Genitive kants kantens kanters kanternas

Synonyms[edit]

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

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