kanten

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 寒天 (kanten).

Noun[edit]

kanten (uncountable)

  1. agar

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanten c

  1. definite singular of kant

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑn.tə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɑntən

Etymology 1[edit]

From kant (lace) +‎ -en, possibly of Celtic origin.

Adjective[edit]

kanten (not comparable)

  1. Made or consisting of lace
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kanten
uninflected kanten
inflected kanten
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. kanten
n. sing. kanten
plural kanten
definite kanten
partitive

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch canten. Equivalent to kant (side) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

kanten

  1. (transitive) To make/ give (a) side(s), edge etc.
  2. (transitive) To (give a) shape
  3. (transitive) To let graze along the side of a pasture
  4. (transitive) To tilt, notably on a side
  5. (intransitive) To (be) tilt(ed)
  6. (transitive) To touch at a side; to oppose in contact
  7. (transitive) To put aside, save (up)
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kanten (weak)
infinitive kanten
past singular kantte
past participle gekant
infinitive kanten
gerund kanten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kant kantte
2nd person sing. (jij) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (u) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (gij) kant kantte
3rd person singular kant kantte
plural kanten kantten
subjunctive sing.1 kante kantte
subjunctive plur.1 kanten kantten
imperative sing. kant
imperative plur.1 kant
participles kantend gekant
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: kant

Etymology 3[edit]

Origin unclear, presumably some sense(s) of kant.

Verb[edit]

kanten

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To (put up a) fight, pose opposition
  2. (reflexive) To turn on, oppose.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kanten (weak)
infinitive kanten
past singular kantte
past participle gekant
infinitive kanten
gerund kanten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kant kantte
2nd person sing. (jij) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (u) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (gij) kant kantte
3rd person singular kant kantte
plural kanten kantten
subjunctive sing.1 kante kantte
subjunctive plur.1 kanten kantten
imperative sing. kant
imperative plur.1 kant
participles kantend gekant
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From kant +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

kanten

  1. (intransitive) To make lace.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kanten (weak)
infinitive kanten
past singular kantte
past participle gekant
infinitive kanten
gerund kanten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kant kantte
2nd person sing. (jij) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (u) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (gij) kant kantte
3rd person singular kant kantte
plural kanten kantten
subjunctive sing.1 kante kantte
subjunctive plur.1 kanten kantten
imperative sing. kant
imperative plur.1 kant
participles kantend gekant
1) Archaic.

Etymology 5[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

kanten

  1. Plural form of kant

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kanten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かんてん

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanten m

  1. definite singular of kant

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanten m

  1. definite singular of kant

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanten

  1. definite singular of kant.

Anagrams[edit]