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See also: Conte, conté, and Conté

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin computus, or from the verb contar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃t/
  • (file)

NounEdit

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

conte

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

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin comes, comitem.

NounEdit

conte m (plural conti, feminine contessa)

  1. count (rank)
  2. earl

conte f (plural form)

  1. plural of conta

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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

conte f

  1. vagina, also generally sex organ

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • conte”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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 le 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

VerbEdit

conte

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of contar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of contar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of contar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of contar