carte

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. See card.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carte ‎(plural cartes)

  1. A bill of fare; a menu.
  2. (dated) A visiting card.
    • 1869, Emma Jane Worboise, The fortunes of Cyril Denham (page 258)
      "He only says she is Laura Somerset, and he sends me her carte; here it is."

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin charta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carte f ‎(plural cartes)

  1. card
  2. chart; map
  3. menu

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

carte f pl

  1. plural of carta

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης ‎(khártēs, papyrus, paper).

NounEdit

carte f ‎(plural cartes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) card
  2. (Jersey, nautical) chart

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

carte f ‎(oblique plural cartes, nominative singular carte, nominative plural cartes)

  1. Alternative form of chartre

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin charta, possibly through a hypothetical earlier Romanian intermediate form *cartă, and created from its plural (thus deriving its meaning from "many papers"). Ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης ‎(khártēs).

NounEdit

carte f ‎(plural cărți)

  1. book
  2. card
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

carte f pl

  1. plural of cartă
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