See also: kante and kaňte

English Edit

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Etymology Edit

A common surname in West Africa, especially in Mali and Guinea.

Proper noun Edit

Kante (plural Kantes)

  1. A surname.

Statistics Edit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Kante is the 41501st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 524 individuals. Kante is most common among Black/African American (81.49%) and White (11.26%) individuals.

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German Edit

Etymology Edit

Via Middle Low German kant, kante from Middle Dutch kant, itself from Latin canthus (tire, edge of a wheel), from Gaulish *cantos, from Proto-Celtic *kantos (corner, rim). The Latin spelling is influenced by Ancient Greek κανθός (kanthós, corner of the eye, tire, etc.).

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkantə/, [ˈkʰantə]
  • (file)
  • Homophone: kannte

Noun Edit

Kante f (genitive Kante, plural Kanten)

  1. edge (sharp boundary line), border
  2. ledge, rim, brink
  3. (graph theory) edge
  4. (Switzerland) tram platform

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Further reading Edit

  • Kante” in Duden online
  • Kante” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache