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See also: ANTA, ȧnta, äntä, -anta, anta-, and -anță

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin antae (pilasters)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anta (plural antae or antas)

  1. (architecture) A kind of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Related termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for anta in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Latin antae (jamb); alternatively from a substrate Indo-European language[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anta m (plural antas)

  1. dolmen, menhir, megalith; landmark
    Synonyms: arca, forno
  2. large vertical stone used in the construction of drystone walls
    Synonym: chanto

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • anta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • anta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • anta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • anta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • anta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. anta.

HausaEdit

NounEdit

antā̀ f (possessed form antàr̃)

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin antae f pl.

NounEdit

anta f (plural ante)

  1. door (of furniture)
  2. shutter (of window)
  3. sash (of window)
  4. panel

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the suffix -anta common to quaranta (forty), cinquanta (fifty), sessanta (sixty), settanta (seventy), ottanta (eighty), and novanta (ninety).

NounEdit

anta m pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) forties, sixties, seventies... (in someone's age)

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LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *antadak.

VerbEdit

anta

  1. give

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

an- +‎ ta; from German [Term?]

VerbEdit

anta (imperative anta, present tense antar, passive antas, simple past antok, past participle antatt, present participle antakende)

  1. to assume, presume
  2. to accept, approve

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

anta m

  1. end
  2. goal
  3. top

NounEdit

anta n

  1. intestine, tharm

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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anta

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese anta, from Latin antae pl.

NounEdit

anta f (plural antas)

  1. (architecture) anta
  2. dolmen (prehistoric megalithic tomb)
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic لَمْتَة(lamta).

NounEdit

anta f (plural antas)

  1. tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae)
  2. (figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!
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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From ante.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈanta/, [ˈãn̪t̪a]

NounEdit

anta f (plural antas)

  1. female equivalent of ante; moose, elk
  2. (Bolivia) tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae.)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apocopic form of antaga, calqued from Middle Low German annemen or German annehmen. All compounds with the verb ta have gone through apocope and those forms are now the standard ones, see also avta/avtaga, inta/intaga and överta/övertaga. Cognate with Danish antage, Norwegian Bokmål anta, Norwegian Nynorsk anta, antake, antaka. Morphologically the same as native Swedish åta (åtaga) and English ontake.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

anta

  1. to suppose, to presume, to guess
    Jag antar att det är dags att köpa en ny kaffebryggare.
    I presume it's time to buy a new coffee machine.
  2. to accept an offer
    Schackspelaren antog erbjudandet om remi efter att ha funderat på det.
    The chessplayer accepted the offer of a draw after having thought about it.
  3. (especially in the past participle) to accept /to a school etc./
    Jag har blivit antagen till Harvard!
    I've been accepted to Harvard!

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TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔan.ˈta/, /ˈʔan.ta/

NounEdit

antá or anta

  1. rancidity; rancid odor

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