quantunque

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Latin quantuscumque ‎(however much), or from a contraction of the locution quantum umquam ‎(literally how much ever).[1] Surface analysis: quant(o) ‎(how much) +‎ -unque ‎(indefinite suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwanˈtunkwe/, [kwän̪ˈt̪uŋ.kwe]
  • Hyphenation: quan‧tùn‧que

Adverb[edit]

quantunque

  1. (obsolete) how much
  2. (obsolete, in the plural) how many

Conjunction[edit]

quantunque

  1. (dated) although, even though

Adjective[edit]

quantunque ‎(invariable, rare masculine plural quantunqui)

  1. (obsolete) however much
  2. (obsolete, in the plural) however many

Pronoun[edit]

quantunque

  1. (obsolete) anything that, whatever

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951