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

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.)

AnagramsEdit


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.

HausaEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔán.tàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔán.tàː]

NounEdit

antā̀ f (possessed form antàr̃)

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta

IndonesianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈanta/
  • Hyphenation: an‧ta

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit अन्त (antá, disposition, essence).

NounEdit

anta (first-person possessive antaku, second-person possessive antamu, third-person possessive antanya)

  1. (archaic) character, nature.
    Synonyms: sifat, tabiat

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic أَنْتَ(ʾanta, you).

PronounEdit

anta

  1. (informal) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours

Alternative formsEdit

SynonymsEdit

Indonesian informal second-person pronouns:

Etymology 3Edit

From Belitung Malay [Term?].

NounEdit

anta (first-person possessive antaku, second-person possessive antamu, third-person possessive antanya)

  1. rice dirt.

Further readingEdit


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, fifties, sixties, ... (in someone's age)

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

anta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あんた

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *antadak.

VerbEdit

anta

  1. give

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

an- +‎ ta; from German annehmen.

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit अन्त (anta).

NounEdit

anta m

  1. end
  2. goal
  3. top

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

anta n

  1. intestine, tharm

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃.tɐ/, [ˈɐ̃.tɐ]

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anta

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese anta, from Latin antās, antae pl.

NounEdit

anta f (plural antas)

  1. (architecture) anta
  2. dolmen (prehistoric megalithic tomb)
    Synonym: dólmen

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)
    Synonym: tapir

NounEdit

anta m, f (plural antas)

  1. (Brazil, figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From ante.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈanta/, [ˈãn̪.t̪a]

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.)
    Synonyms: tapir, anteburro, sachavaca, danta, ante

Further readingEdit


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

  • (file)

VerbEdit

anta (present antar, preterite antog, supine antagit, imperative 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

  • Hyphenation: an‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ʔanˈta/, [ʔɐnˈta]
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔanta/, [ˈʔɐntɐ]

NounEdit

antá or anta

  1. rancidity; rancid odor

Derived termsEdit