tanta

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See also: tantã and t'anta

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta f sg

  1. feminine singular of tant

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish tante, from French tante, from Latin amita.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanta f (genitive singular töntu, nominative plural töntur)

  1. (informal) aunt

Usage notes[edit]

This word is not very commonly used, and then only informally, even jocularly. Normally, the more general word frænka, referring to either an aunt (or great-aunt, etc.) or female cousin, or the more specific words föðursystir (paternal aunt) and móðursystir (maternal aunt), are used.

Declension[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective tanto.

Pronoun[edit]

tanta f sg

  1. feminine singular of tanto

Adverb[edit]

tanta

  1. feminine of tanto

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta

  1. nominative feminine singular of tantus
  2. nominative neuter plural of tantus
  3. accusative neuter plural of tantus
  4. vocative feminine singular of tantus
  5. vocative neuter plural of tantus

tantā

  1. ablative feminine singular of tantus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanta m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of tante

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanta f

  1. definite singular of tante

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from French tante.

Noun[edit]

tanta f (plural tantas)

  1. aunt

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tante.

Noun[edit]

tanta

  1. aunt

Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tanta f sg

  1. feminine singular of tanto

Quechua[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tanta

  1. together, adjacent

Noun[edit]

tanta

  1. meeting, gathering

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with thanta, t'anta.

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tanta

  1. Feminine singular of adjective tanto.

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch tante. Cf. Aukan tanto.

Noun[edit]

tanta

  1. aunt

Coordinate terms[edit]