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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

antes

  1. plural of ante

VerbEdit

antes

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ante

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

antes f

  1. plural of ante

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese antes, from Latin ante (before) + ex (out of), the former from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti and the latter from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs (out).

AdverbEdit

antes

  1. before, prior to

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NounEdit

antes

  1. plural of ante

LadinoEdit

AdverbEdit

antes (Latin spelling)

  1. before

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Pokorny[1] suggests a derivation from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ent- (front, front side), like the cognate Latin ante (before; in front).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

antēs m pl (genitive antium); third declension

  1. rows of vines, of plants or of soldiers

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative antēs
Genitive antium
Dative antibus
Accusative antēs
antīs
Ablative antibus
Vocative antēs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “anti”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 48-49

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish antes and Portuguese antes and Kabuverdianu antis.

AdverbEdit

antes

  1. earlier
  2. before (at an earlier time)
  3. formerly

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese antes, from Latin ante (before) + ex (out of), the former from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti and the latter from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs (out).

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

antes (not comparable)

  1. before (at an earlier time)
  2. in the past; previously
  3. preferably
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

antes m pl (plural only)

  1. (historical) Antes (Slavic tribe from the lower Danube in the early Middle Ages)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈantes/, [ˈãn̪t̪es]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish antes, from Latin ante (before) + ex (out of), the former from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti and the latter from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs (out).

AdverbEdit

antes

  1. earlier, before (at an earlier time)
    Antonym: después
    Nos conocimos antes, ¿te acuerdas?
    We met before, remember?
    poco antesshortly before
  2. once, formerly (in the past)
    Antes todos tenían buscapersonas.
    Everyone used to have pagers.
  3. first (before a condition is fulfilled)
  4. rather (used to specify a preference)
    Antes morir que perder.
    I'd rather die than lose.

PrepositionEdit

antes de

  1. before (earlier than)
    Antonym: después
    antes de 1910before 1910
    antes de que pudiera responderbefore I could reply
    Antes de ver el documental, no sabíamos nada del tema.
    Before watching the documentary, we didn't know anything about the issue.

Derived termsEdit

  • cuanto antes
  • Related termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Zoogocho Zapotec: antzle

    Etymology 2Edit

    NounEdit

    antes

    1. plural of ante

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