See also: Conte, conté, and Conté

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin comitem (the 'o' being stressed and the 'i' disappearing), accusative of comes (companion). Ultimately cognate to English count (nobility).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkonte/, [ˈkõn̪.t̪e]

NounEdit

conte m (feminine contesa)

  1. count (nobility); countess in the feminine sense.

Related termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin computus, or from the verb contar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃t/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French conte, from Old French conte, compte, derived from the verb conter, compter, or from Latin computus. See compte.

NounEdit

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

conte

  1. first/third-person singular present indicative of conter
  2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of conter
  3. second-person singular imperative of conter

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkon.te/
  • Hyphenation: cón‧te

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin comes, comitem.

NounEdit

conte m (plural conti, feminine contessa)

  1. count (rank)
  2. earl
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

conte

  1. plural of conta

Further readingEdit

  • conte in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • conte in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • conte in Grandi Dizionari
  • conte in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • conte in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • conte in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

conte

  1. vocative singular of contus

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *kunta (vagina), from Proto-Germanic *kuntǭ.

NounEdit

conte f

  1. vagina, also generally sex organ

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: kont

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

conte

  1. Alternative form of cunte

Middle FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French conte, compte.

NounEdit

conte f (plural contes)

  1. story; tale; fable

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French comte.

NounEdit

conte m (plural contes)

  1. count (nobleman)

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cunte (all senses, Anglo-Norman)

Etymology 1Edit

First attested circa 980 as compte. Deverbal of conter[1].

NounEdit

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular contes, nominative plural conte)

  1. story; tale; fable
  2. count (record of a number or amount)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Tant en asamble n'en sai conte tenir.
      He got together so many that I can't keep count

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ compte” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Etymology 2Edit

See comte.

NounEdit

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular cuens, nominative plural conte)

  1. Alternative form of comte

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈkõ.t͡ʃi/, [ˈkõ.t͡ʃi]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈkõ.tɨ/, [ˈkõ.tɨ]

  • Hyphenation: con‧te

VerbEdit

conte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of contar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of contar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of contar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of contar

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French comte.

NounEdit

conte m (plural conți)

  1. count, earl

DeclensionEdit