quant

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

quant ‎(plural quants)

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  1. (finance) A quantitative analyst.
    • 2014 January 30, Simon Roberts Was Here (The Crazy Ones), episode 15:
      Judy Mills: Oh, and I was very excited to hear about your agency's new emphasis on hard numbers and data.
      Simon: Excuse me?
      Judy Mills: Yeah, I heard you hired a quant.
  2. Quantity.
  3. Quantifier.
  4. A punting pole with a broad flange near the end to prevent it from sinking into the mud; a setting pole.

Adjective[edit]

quant ‎(not comparable)

  1. Quantifiable.
  2. Quantitative.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal can, from Latin quantus.

Adjective[edit]

quant m ‎(feminine quanta, masculine plural quants, feminine plural quantes)

  1. (interrogative) how many; how much

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

quant

  1. Only used in quant à

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin quantus.

Adjective[edit]

quant m ‎(feminine singular quante, masculine plural quants, feminine plural quantes)

  1. how many; how much
    • 15th century, Rustichello da Pisa (original author), Mazarine Master (scribe), The Travels of Marco Polo, page 6, line 8:
      Quant ils orent chevauchier ne sçay quantes iournees
      When they had ridden for I don't know how many days
      (please note, the first word 'quant' corresponds to etymology 2 below)

References[edit]

  • quant on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French quant, from Latin quando, see quand.

Adverb[edit]

quant

  1. Alternative form of quand

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal can, from Latin quantus.

Adjective[edit]

quant m (feminine singular quanta, masculine plural quants, feminine plural quantas)

  1. (interrogative) how many; how much

Adverb[edit]

quant

  1. (interrogative) how many; how much

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quandō.

Conjunction[edit]

quant

  1. when

Adverb[edit]

quant

  1. (interrogative) when

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