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See also: cate, Cate, caté, and câté

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

câte

  1. feminine plural of cât

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cata, from Ancient Greek κατά (katá). The normal result in old Romanian would have been *cătă, later *căte, and was influenced by cât (see the above etymology). Compare Spanish and Portuguese cada, Occitan cadun, French chacun, Italian cadauno.

AdverbEdit

câte

  1. in groups of, in series of (used to indicate a collective or distributive numeral, and often used with a number)
    unul câte unul
    one by one
    câte doi
    two each, in twos, two at a time

Derived termsEdit