kanta

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See also: -kanta

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish canta, from cantar (to sing), from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. a song

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing
  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), Moksha канда (kanda), Khanty ҳонт (h̦ont) and Mansi [script needed] (χānta).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. stem
  2. opinion, point of view, account (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)
  3. heel (part of a sole of a shoe, especially a low one; a high heel is usually called korko)
    olla kannoillato heel
  4. head of a nail (fastener)
  5. (microbiology) strain
  6. (biology) population
  7. (mechanics, electronics) socket
  8. (geometry) base
  9. (linear algebra) basis
  10. (topology) base, basis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kanta (Kotus type 9/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
instructive kannoin
abessive kannatta kannoitta
comitative kantoineen
Possessive forms of kanta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kantani kantamme
2nd person kantasi kantanne
3rd person kantansa

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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

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]

Noun[edit]

kantā f (possessed form kantar̃)

  1. callus

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English counter.

Noun[edit]

kantā̀ f (plural kantōcī, possessed form kantàr̃)

  1. counter, shelf

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कान्त (kānta, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. lens
    Synonym: lensa

Further reading[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. heel

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cantar.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. potato

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kantadak.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. carry

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
k-n-t-j

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta (imperfect jkanta, past participle kantat)

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

Conjugation[edit]

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Novial[edit]

Verb[edit]

kanta (past kantad, active participle kantant, passive participle kantat)

  1. to sing

Pali[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kanta

  1. lovely
  2. enjoyable
  3. pleasant

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cantar and Spanish cantar and Kabuverdianu kanta.

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing

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 smeće
    garbage 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

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish canta

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kanta

  1. song; chant

Verb[edit]

kanta

  1. to sing; to chant

Conjugation[edit]


Derived terms[edit]


Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kanta (genitive kannaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. heel

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "kanta" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat