See also: Amant

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin amāns, or from amar (to love).

AdjectiveEdit

amant (masculine and feminine plural amants)

  1. loving

NounEdit

amant m or f (plural amants)

  1. lover (a sexual partner, especially one with whom someone is having an affair)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

amant

  1. present participle of amar

Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French amant, from Latin amāns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈamant]
  • Hyphenation: amant

NounEdit

amant m anim

  1. (colloquial, humorous) beau, lover
    Synonyms: milenec, šamstr

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • amant in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • amant in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin amans, present participle of amō. Compare aimant, the present participle of aimer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

amant m (plural amants, feminine amante)

  1. lover
    • 1961, Jacques Brel (lyrics), “Le Moribond”, in Marieke:
      C'est dur de mourir au printemps, tu sais / Mais j'pars aux fleurs, la paix dans l'âme / Car vu que tu étais son amant / Je sais qu'tu prendras soin d'ma femme
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Polish: amant
  • Romanian: amant

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

amant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of amō

Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin amans, present participle of amō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amant m (oblique plural amanz or amantz, nominative singular amanz or amantz, nominative plural amant)

  1. lover
    Synonym: ameor

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

amant ? (oblique plural amanz or amantz, nominative singular amant, nominative plural amanz or amantz)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of adamant

ReferencesEdit

adamant in Anglo-Norman Dictionary, Aberystwyth University, 2022


PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French amant, from Latin amāns.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amant m pers (diminutive amancik, feminine amantka)

  1. (acting) actor playing the roles of lovers or seducers
  2. (colloquial, humorous) beau, lover
    Synonyms: adorator, kochanek

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • amant in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • amant in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French amant, from Latin amans.

NounEdit

amant m (plural amanți)

  1. lover

DeclensionEdit