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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish infante and Portuguese infante, both from Latin īnfāns (child). Cognate with infant and infantry.

NounEdit

infante (plural infantes)

  1. (historical) Any son of the king of Spain or Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

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TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for infante in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

infante (plural infantes)

  1. child, infant

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin infans, infantem.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

infante (masculine and feminine plural infanti)

  1. (dated, rare) infant (attr.)

NounEdit

infante m, f (plural infanti)

  1. (dated, rare) baby, infant

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

infante f (plural infanti)

  1. infanta (in Spain & Portugal)

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

īnfante

  1. ablative singular of īnfāns

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin infans, infantem (infant).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

infante

  1. (rare) child
  2. prince, infante

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese infante, from Latin infans, infantem (infant).

Cognate with Galician infante, Spanish infante, French enfant and Italian infante.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

infante m (plural infantes, feminine infanta, feminine plural infantas)

  1. infant (very young human being)
  2. (military) a soldier of the infantry
  3. prince, infante (the son of a king in Spain and Portugal)

AdjectiveEdit

infante m, f (plural infantes, comparable)

  1. infant

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an alteration of Old Spanish ifante, from Latin īnfāns, īnfāntem.

NounEdit

infante m (plural infantes)

  1. infant
  2. infante
  3. foot soldier, infantryman

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