cantina

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cantina, from Italian cantina. Doublet of canteen.

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NounEdit

cantina (plural cantinas)

  1. A drinking establishment, often specifically of the type found in Latin America.
    • 2009, January 31, “Alan Feuer”, in It’s Theirs and They’re Not Apologizing[1]:
      Meanwhile, around the corner, Larry Meyers and Gerard Novello [] ducked into a Mexican cantina for a drink.
  2. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) Abbreviated form of cantina truck, cantina wagon or cantina trailer

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cantina.

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NounEdit

cantina f (plural cantines)

  1. canteen, cafeteria, dining hall

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *canthus (corner), from Gaulish *cantos, denoting the location for liquor storage, from Proto-Celtic *cantos (corner), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂ndʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

cantina f (plural cantine)

  1. cellar, basement, winery
  2. wine shop, wine cellar

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DescendantsEdit

  • French: cantine (see there for further descendants)
  • Portuguese: cantina
  • Spanish: cantina (see there for further descendants)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cantine, from Italian cantina (cellar).[1]

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cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. canteen, cafeteria (a dining area)

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  1. ^ cantina” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cantina.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanˈtina/, [kãn̪ˈt̪i.na]

NounEdit

cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. (Latin America) saloon, speakeasy, bar (used in most countries except Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico and Venezuela)
    Synonym: bar
  2. cafeteria, canteen (staff restaurant)
    Synonyms: casino, comedor

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