kanta

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See also: -kanta

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish canta, from cantar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈta/, [kan̪ˈta]
  • IPA(key): /kanˈtaʔ/, [kan̪ˈtaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kantá or kantâ

  1. a song
    Synonyms: awit, kansiyon

Derived terms[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish canta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈta/, [kʌn̪ˈt̪a]
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kantá (Badlit spelling ᜃᜈ᜔ᜆ)

  1. song
    Synonym: awit

Verb[edit]

kantá (Badlit spelling ᜃᜈ᜔ᜆ)

  1. to sing
    Synonym: awit
  2. (slang) to fellate; to perform oral sex (on a man)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:kanta.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kanta, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kanta. Cognates include Estonian kand, Erzya кандо (kando, log, load), Moksha канда (kanda), Northern Khanty ҳонт (ḥont) and Northern Mansi [script needed] (χānta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑntɑ/, [ˈkɑ̝n̪t̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑ
  • Syllabification(key): kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. base (supporting component of a structure or object)
    lampun kantabase of a light bulb
    pilarin kantabase of a column
    lehden kantabase of a leaf
  2. heel (part of foot, used especially in compound terms)
    Synonym: kantapää
    kantaluuheel bone
  3. heel (part of a sole of a shoe, especially a low one; a high heel is usually called korko)
    olla kannoillato heel
    karistaa kannoiltaanto lose (cause someone to be unable to follow or pursue any longer)
  4. heel (end-piece of a loaf of bread)
    Synonyms: kantapala, kannikka
  5. head (blunt end of a fastener)
    naulan kantanailhead
    tasakantaruuviflathead screw
  6. stub (piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record)
    (lipun kanta, ticket stub)
  7. position, opinion, point of view, account, stance, stand (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)
    En ota tuohon kantaa.I don't take a position on that.
    Olen kanssasi eri kannalla asevalvonnasta.
    I don’t agree with your stance on gun control.
    pysyä kannassaanto stand one's ground
  8. (electronics) base (controlling terminal of a transistor)
  9. (microbiology) strain (particular variety of microbe, organism etc.)
  10. (biology) population (collection of a particular species living in a given area)
    Suomen hirvikantamoose population of Finland
  11. (mathematics) base, radix (in a positional numeral system, the number of unique digits, including the digit zero, used to represent numbers)
  12. (mathematics) base (number raised to the power of an exponent)
  13. (geometry) base (lowest side or face)
  14. (linear algebra) basis
  15. (topology) base, basis
  16. (linguistics) root (word from which another word is derived)
  17. (linguistics, as modifier) proto- (of common ancestor, often hypothetical)
    Kaikki indoeurooppalaiset kielet polveutuvat kantaindoeuroopasta.
    All Indo-European languages are descended from Proto-Indo-European.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kanta (Kotus type 9*J/kala, nt-nn gradation)
nominative kanta kannat
genitive kannan kantojen
partitive kantaa kantoja
illative kantaan kantoihin
singular plural
nominative kanta kannat
accusative nom. kanta kannat
gen. kannan
genitive kannan kantojen
kantainrare
partitive kantaa kantoja
inessive kannassa kannoissa
elative kannasta kannoista
illative kantaan kantoihin
adessive kannalla kannoilla
ablative kannalta kannoilta
allative kannalle kannoille
essive kantana kantoina
translative kannaksi kannoiksi
abessive kannatta kannoitta
instructive kannoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of kanta (Kotus type 9*J/kala, nt-nn gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kantani kantani
accusative nom. kantani kantani
gen. kantani
genitive kantani kantojeni
kantainirare
partitive kantaani kantojani
inessive kannassani kannoissani
elative kannastani kannoistani
illative kantaani kantoihini
adessive kannallani kannoillani
ablative kannaltani kannoiltani
allative kannalleni kannoilleni
essive kantanani kantoinani
translative kannakseni kannoikseni
abessive kannattani kannoittani
instructive
comitative kantoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kantasi kantasi
accusative nom. kantasi kantasi
gen. kantasi
genitive kantasi kantojesi
kantaisirare
partitive kantaasi kantojasi
inessive kannassasi kannoissasi
elative kannastasi kannoistasi
illative kantaasi kantoihisi
adessive kannallasi kannoillasi
ablative kannaltasi kannoiltasi
allative kannallesi kannoillesi
essive kantanasi kantoinasi
translative kannaksesi kannoiksesi
abessive kannattasi kannoittasi
instructive
comitative kantoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kantamme kantamme
accusative nom. kantamme kantamme
gen. kantamme
genitive kantamme kantojemme
kantaimmerare
partitive kantaamme kantojamme
inessive kannassamme kannoissamme
elative kannastamme kannoistamme
illative kantaamme kantoihimme
adessive kannallamme kannoillamme
ablative kannaltamme kannoiltamme
allative kannallemme kannoillemme
essive kantanamme kantoinamme
translative kannaksemme kannoiksemme
abessive kannattamme kannoittamme
instructive
comitative kantoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kantanne kantanne
accusative nom. kantanne kantanne
gen. kantanne
genitive kantanne kantojenne
kantainnerare
partitive kantaanne kantojanne
inessive kannassanne kannoissanne
elative kannastanne kannoistanne
illative kantaanne kantoihinne
adessive kannallanne kannoillanne
ablative kannaltanne kannoiltanne
allative kannallenne kannoillenne
essive kantananne kantoinanne
translative kannaksenne kannoiksenne
abessive kannattanne kannoittanne
instructive
comitative kantoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kantansa kantansa
accusative nom. kantansa kantansa
gen. kantansa
genitive kantansa kantojensa
kantainsarare
partitive kantaansa kantojaan
kantojansa
inessive kannassaan
kannassansa
kannoissaan
kannoissansa
elative kannastaan
kannastansa
kannoistaan
kannoistansa
illative kantaansa kantoihinsa
adessive kannallaan
kannallansa
kannoillaan
kannoillansa
ablative kannaltaan
kannaltansa
kannoiltaan
kannoiltansa
allative kannalleen
kannallensa
kannoilleen
kannoillensa
essive kantanaan
kantanansa
kantoinaan
kantoinansa
translative kannakseen
kannaksensa
kannoikseen
kannoiksensa
abessive kannattaan
kannattansa
kannoittaan
kannoittansa
instructive
comitative kantoineen
kantoinensa

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

compounds

Related terms[edit]

  • (opinion): kannella (to file a complaint, to complain)
  • (opinion): perustella (to argue) from perustaa (to base)
  • (opinion): kantaja (plaintiff)

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cantar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu kanta.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing

Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kán.táː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [kán.táː]

Noun[edit]

kantā f (possessed form kantar̃)

  1. callus

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English counter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kán.tàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [kán.tàː]

Noun[edit]

kantā̀ f (plural kantōcī, possessed form kantàr̃)

  1. counter, shelf

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cantar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkanta/, [ˈkɐn.ta]
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta (Kur-itan spelling ᜃᜈ᜔ᜆ, plural kankanta)

  1. song

Derived terms[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Malay kanta (lens), from Sanskrit कान्त (kānta, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanta/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta (plural kanta-kanta, first-person possessive kantaku, second-person possessive kantamu, third-person possessive kantanya)

  1. (obsolete) lens
    Synonym: lensa

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kanta. Cognates include Finnish kanta and Estonian kand.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. heel
  2. poll, butt (part of an axe or scythe)

Declension[edit]

Declension of kanta (type 3/kana, nt-nn gradation)
singular plural
nominative kanta kannat
genitive kannan kantoin
partitive kantaa kantoja
illative kantaa kantoi
inessive kannaas kannois
elative kannast kannoist
allative kannalle kannoille
adessive kannaal kannoil
ablative kannalt kannoilt
translative kannaks kannoiks
essive kantanna, kantaan kantoinna, kantoin
exessive1) kantant kantoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 130

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cantar.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing

Karelian[edit]

Regional variants of kanta
North Karelian
(Viena)
kanta
South Karelian
(Tver)
kanda

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kanta. Cognates include Finnish kanta and Veps kand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑntɑ/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta (genitive kannan, partitive kantua)

  1. (North Karelian) heel (of a shoe)

Declension[edit]

Viena Karelian declension of kanta (type 4/kala, nt-nn gradation)
singular plural
nominative kanta kannat
genitive kannan kantojen
partitive kantua kantoja
illative kantah kantoih
inessive kannašša kannoissa
elative kannašta kannoista
adessive kannalla kannoilla
ablative kannalta kannoilta
translative kannakši kannoiksi
essive kantana kantoina
comitative kannoineh
abessive kannatta kannoitta
Possessive forms of kanta
1st person kantani
2nd person kantaš
3rd person kantah
*) Possessive forms are very rare for adjectives and only used in substantivised clauses.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • P. Zaykov; L. Rugoyeva (1999), “kanta”, in Карельско-Русский словарь (Северно-Карельские диалекты) [Karelian-Russian dictionary (North Karelian dialects)], Petrozavodsk, →ISBN

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. potato

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kantadak.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. carry

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit कान्त (kānta, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanta/
  • Rhymes: -ta, -a
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta (Jawi spelling کنتا, plural kanta-kanta, informal 1st possessive kantaku, 2nd possessive kantamu, 3rd possessive kantanya)

  1. lens
    Synonym: lensa

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Maltese[edit]

Root
k-n-t-j
2 terms

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sicilian cantari and/or Italian cantare, from Latin cantare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta (imperfect jkanta, past participle kantat, verbal noun kantar)

  1. to sing
    Synonym: għanna
    Inkantalek.I sing to you.

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of kanta
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m kantajt kantajt kanta kantajna kantajtu kantaw
f kantat
imperfect m nkanta tkanta jkanta nkantaw tkantaw jkantaw
f tkanta
imperative kanta kantaw

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit कान्त (kānta, desired). Doublet of kāmita.[1]

Adjective[edit]

kanta

  1. lovely
  2. enjoyable
  3. pleasant
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanta m

  1. husband[1]
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kanta

  1. past participle of kamati[2] (only in compounds)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. imperative active second-person singular of kantati (to cut)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. imperative active second-person singular of kantati (to spin)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pali Text Society (1921–1925), “kanta”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead
  2. ^ A. P. Buddhadatta Mahāthera (1958) Concise Pāli-English Dictionary[1], 2nd edition, page 92

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cantar and Spanish cantar and Kabuverdianu kanta.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing

Sambali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish canta.

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. song

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چانطه (çanta, leather bag, small suitcase) (Turkish çanta), from Persian چنته.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎːnta/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kánta f (Cyrillic spelling ка́нта)

  1. can
  2. pail
    kante za smećegarbage pail

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • kanta” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta (present kantar, preterite kantade, supine kantat, imperative kanta)

  1. to be placed as a border, limit or rim

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish canta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta
  • IPA(key): /kanˈta/, [kɐnˈta]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kantá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜈ᜔ᜆ)

  1. song; chant
    Synonym: awit
  2. act of singing

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kanta”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kantadak, from Proto-Uralic *kanta-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Luutsa, Liivtšülä) IPA(key): /ˈkɑntɑː/, [ˈkɑntɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑː
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. (transitive) to carry (along)
  2. (transitive) to carry, bear
  3. (transitive, usually atelic) to wear (clothing)
  4. (transitive, usually atelic) to be pregnant (with), be expecting
  5. (transitive) to litter, calve, bear, give birth to (of an animal)

Inflection[edit]

Conjugation of kanta (type III-3/anta, nt-nn gradation)
Indicative
Present Perfect
positive negative positive negative
1st singular kannõn en kannõ 1st singular õõn kantõnnu en õõ kantõnnu
2nd singular kannõd ed kannõ 2nd singular õõd kantõnnu ed õõ kantõnnu
3rd singular kannõb eb kannõ 3rd singular on kantõnnu eb õõ kantõnnu
1st plural kannõmmõ emmä kannõ 1st plural öõmmõ kantõnnu emmä õõ kantõnnu
2nd plural kannõttõ että kannõ 2nd plural õõttõ kantõnnu että õõ kantõnnu
3rd plural kannõta eväd kannõ 3rd plural õlla kannõttu eväd õõ kannõttu
impersonal kannõta eväd kannõ impersonal õlla kannõttu eväd õõ kannõttu
Imperfect Pluperfect
positive negative positive negative
1st singular kannin en kantõnnu 1st singular õlin kantõnnu
2nd singular kannid ed kantõnnu 2nd singular õlid kantõnnu
3rd singular kanti eb kantõnnu 3rd singular õli kantõnnu
1st plural kannimmõ emmä kantõnnu 1st plural õlimmõ kantõnnu
2nd plural kannittõ että kantõnnu 2nd plural õlittõ kantõnnu
3rd plural kannõtti eväd kannõttu 3rd plural õlti kannõttu
impersonal kannõtti eväd kannõttu impersonal õlti kannõttu
Conditional
Present Perfect
positive negative positive negative
1st singular kantaizin en kantaizʹ 1st singular õllõizin kantõnnu en õllõizʹ kantõnnu
2nd singular kantaizid ed kantaizʹ 2nd singular õllõizid kantõnnu ed õllõizʹ kantõnnu
3rd singular kantaizʹ eb kantaizʹ 3rd singular õllõizʹ kantõnnu eb õllõizʹ kantõnnu
1st plural kantaizimmõ emmä kantaizʹ 1st plural õllõizimmõ kantõnnu emmä õllõizʹ kantõnnu
2nd plural kantaizittõ että kantaizʹ 2nd plural õllõizittõ kantõnnu että õllõizʹ kantõnnu
3rd plural kannõttaizʹ eväd kannõttaizʹ 3rd plural õltaizʹ kannõttu eväd õltaizʹ kannõttu
impersonal kannõttaizʹ eväd kannõttaizʹ impersonal õltaizʹ kannõttu eväd õltaizʹ kannõttu
Imperative
Present
positive negative
1st singular
2nd singular kannõ elä kannõ
3rd singular kantõgo elko kantõgo
1st plural
2nd plural kantaga elka kantaga
3rd plural kantõgod
impersonal
Nominal forms
Infinitives Participles
active passive
1st kanta present kantõjõ1)
2nd illative kantõma past kantõnnu kannõttu
inessive kantõmõz 1) also used as the agent noun
elative kantõmassõ
abessive kantõmattõ

References[edit]

  • Hallap, V.; Adler, E.; Grünberg, S.; Leppik, M. (2012), “kantaa”, in Vadja keele sõnaraamat [A dictionary of the Votic language], 2nd edition, Tallinn