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EtymologyEdit

From Old French conter, from Latin computāre, present active infinitive of computō. Doublet of compter and computer. Semantical shift from "to count" to "to enumerate facts, to go through facts".

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

conter

  1. to recount (tell a story)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese contẽer, from Latin continēre, present active infinitive of contineō (I contain)

VerbEdit

conter (first-person singular present conteño, first-person singular preterite contiven, past participle contido)

  1. to contain
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of conter
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of conter

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin computāre, present active infinitive of computō (compute).

VerbEdit

conter

  1. to tell; to say
  2. to recount (tell a story)
  3. to add up (count)

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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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese contẽer, from Latin continēre, present active infinitive of contineō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

conter (first-person singular present indicative contenho, past participle contido)

  1. to contain, hold, carry
  2. to include

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QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:conter.

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WalloonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French conter, from Latin computō, computare (compute).

VerbEdit

conter

  1. to count

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