kontan

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Antillean Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French content.

Verb[edit]

kontan

  1. to like; to love

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French content (happy).

Adjective[edit]

kontan

  1. happy

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch contant (cash), from French comptant (cash), the present participle of compter from Middle French compter, respelling of Old French conter to reflect the etymology Latin computāre, present active infinitive of computō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɔntan]
  • Hyphenation: kon‧tan

Adjective[edit]

kontan

  1. cash, money in the form of notes/bills and coins.
    Synonyms: kes, tunai
  2. (colloquial) instant, a very short period of time; a moment.

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French content (happy).

Adjective[edit]

kontan

  1. happy; pleased

Verb[edit]

kontan (medial form kontan)

  1. To like; to be pleased by