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EnglishEdit

 
Bagpipe chanter

EtymologyEdit

chant +‎ -er. Compare French chanteur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chanter (plural chanters)

  1. One who chants or sings
  2. A priest who sings in a chantry
  3. The pipe of a bagpipe on which the melody is played
  4. The hedge sparrow.

TranslationsEdit

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French chanter, from Old French chanter, from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō (I sing), frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ̃.te/
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VerbEdit

chanter

  1. to sing
  2. to crow

ConjugationEdit

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chanter.

VerbEdit

chanter

  1. to sing

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chanter, from Old French chanter, from Latin cantō, cantare (sing, verb).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

chanter (gerund chant'tie)

  1. (Jersey) to sing

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • canter (Normandy, Picardy, Anglo-Norman)

EtymologyEdit

First known attestation circa 980 as canter. From Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō (I sing).

VerbEdit

chanter

  1. to pray (to God)
  2. to sing
  3. to retell, to recount

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) chantar
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) cantar

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cantō, cantāre.

VerbEdit

chanter

  1. (Puter) to sing