quanto

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Spanish cuanto, from Latin quantus.

Pronoun[edit]

quanto

  1. how many

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quanto (plural quanti)

  1. quantity, amount

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwan.to/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -anto
  • Hyphenation: quàn‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin quantus.

Adjective[edit]

quanto (feminine quanta, masculine plural quanti, feminine plural quante)

  1. how, how much, how many

Adverb[edit]

quanto

  1. how, how much, how many
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin quantum.

Noun[edit]

quanto m (plural quanti)

  1. quantum
    Synonym: quantum

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quantō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of quantus

References[edit]

  • quanto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quanto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quanto in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • quanto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • quãto (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese quanto, from Latin quantus (how much; how many). Doublet of quantum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɐ̃.tu/, [ˈkwɐ̃.tu]

  • IPA(key): (South Brazil) /ˈkwɐ̃.to/
  • Hyphenation: quan‧to
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃tu

Preposition[edit]

quanto

  1. as (to the same extent or degree that)

Derived terms[edit]

Determiner[edit]

quanto (feminine quanta, masculine plural quantos, feminine plural quantas)

  1. (interrogative, relative) how much; how many (what number or quantity of)
    Quanto leite você bebeu?
    How much milk did you drink?
    Você pretendia comprar quantos ingressos mesmo?
    How many tickets were you planning to buy again?
  2. (in exclamations) that’s so many (that’s very numerous; that’s a large number of)
    Quantas pessoas! Posso perder-me.
    So many people! I might get lost.

Pronoun[edit]

quanto (feminine quanta, masculine plural quantos, feminine plural quantas)

  1. (interrogative) how much (what price)
    Você cobra quanto?
    How much do you charge?
    Quanto custa uma guitarra novinha?
    How much does a brand new guitar cost?
  2. (relative) as much as
    Eu como quanto quiser.
    I eat as much as I want.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

quanto (comparative mais quanto superlative o mais quanto)

  1. (interrogative, relative) how (to what degree)
    Digam o quanto quente vocês querem a pizza.
    Tell me how hot you want your pizza.
    Synonym: quão

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quanto (feminine quanta, masculine plural quantos, feminine plural quantas)

  1. Obsolete form of cuanto.

Adverb[edit]

quanto

  1. Obsolete form of cuanto.

Pronoun[edit]

quanto n (correlative of tanto)

  1. Obsolete form of cuanto.