See also: acté

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin actus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acte m (plural actes)

  1. act

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑk.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ac‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɑktə

NounEdit

acte f (plural acten or actes, diminutive actetje n)

  1. Superseded spelling of akte.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin actus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acte m (plural actes)

  1. act

Derived termsEdit

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Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ἀκτῆ (aktê), late form of ἀκτέα (aktéa), of unknown ultimate origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

actē f (genitive actēs); first declension

  1. a danewort, dwarf-elder
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative actē actae
Genitive actēs actārum
Dative actae actīs
Accusative actēn actās
Ablative actē actīs
Vocative actē actae

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

ācte

  1. vocative masculine singular of āctus

ReferencesEdit

  • acte in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acte 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)
  • acte in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • acte in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • acte in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • acte in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

MatsésEdit

NounEdit

acte

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Guía etnográfica de la alta amazonía: Mayoruna (1994), page 30
  • David W. Fleck, Causation in Matses, in The Grammar of Causation and Interpersonal Manipulation, edited by Masayoshi Shibatani

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French act, from Latin ācta, plural of āctus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acte (plural actes)

  1. An act; a action.
  2. A written record of acts.
  3. A law; a statute.
  4. (pathology, medicine) action, function
  5. (with in or into) actuality

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: act
  • Scots: act, ack

ReferencesEdit