See also: -kanta

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish canta, from cantar (to sing), from Latin cantāre, present active infinitive of cantō, frequentative of canō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

NounEdit

kanta

  1. a song

VerbEdit

kanta

  1. to sing
  2. (slang) to fellate; to perform oral sex (on a man)

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:kanta.


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kanta, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kanta. Cognates include Estonian kand, Erzya кандо (kando), Moksha канда (kanda), Khanty ҳонт (h̦ont) and Mansi [script needed] (χānta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑntɑ/, [ˈkɑn̪t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑ
  • Syllabification: kan‧ta

NounEdit

kanta

  1. base (supporting component of a structure or object)
    lampun kantabase of a light bulb
    pilarin kantabase of a column
    lehden kantabase of a leaf
  2. heel (part of foot, used especially in compound terms)
    Synonym: kantapää
    kantaluuheel bone
  3. heel (part of a sole of a shoe, especially a low one; a high heel is usually called korko)
    olla kannoillato heel
  4. heel (end-piece of a loaf of bread)
    Synonyms: kantapala, kannikka
  5. head (blunt end of a fastener)
    naulan kantanailhead
    tasakantaruuviflathead screw
  6. stub (piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record)
    (lipun kanta, ticket stub)
  7. position, opinion, point of view, account, stance, stand (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)
    En ota tuohon kantaa.I don't take a position on that.
    Olen kanssasi eri kannalla asevalvonnasta.
    I don’t agree with your stance on gun control.
    pysyä kannassaanto stand one's ground
  8. (electronics) base (controlling terminal of a transistor)
  9. (microbiology) strain (particular variety of microbe, organism etc.)
  10. (biology) population (collection of a particular species living in a given area)
    Suomen hirvikantamoose population of Finland
  11. (mathematics) base, radix (in a positional numeral system, the number of unique digits, including the digit zero, used to represent numbers)
  12. (mathematics) base (number raised to the power of an exponent)
  13. (geometry) base (lowest side or face)
  14. (linear algebra) basis
  15. (topology) base, basis
  16. (linguistics) root (word from which another word is derived)
  17. (linguistics, as modifier) proto- (of common ancestor, often hypothetical)
    Kaikki indoeurooppalaiset kielet polveutuvat kantaindoeuroopasta.
    All Indo-European languages are descended from Proto-Indo-European.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kanta (Kotus type 9/kala, nt-nn gradation)
nominative kanta kannat
genitive kannan kantojen
partitive kantaa kantoja
illative kantaan kantoihin
singular plural
nominative kanta kannat
accusative nom. kanta kannat
gen. kannan
genitive kannan kantojen
kantainrare
partitive kantaa kantoja
inessive kannassa kannoissa
elative kannasta kannoista
illative kantaan kantoihin
adessive kannalla kannoilla
ablative kannalta kannoilta
allative kannalle kannoille
essive kantana kantoina
translative kannaksi kannoiksi
instructive kannoin
abessive kannatta kannoitta
comitative kantoineen
Possessive forms of kanta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kantani kantamme
2nd person kantasi kantanne
3rd person kantansa

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • (opinion): kannella (to file a complaint, to complain)
  • (opinion): perustella (to argue) from perustaa (to base)
  • (opinion): kantaja (plaintiff)

CompoundsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese cantar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu kanta.

VerbEdit

kanta

  1. to sing

HausaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kantā f (possessed form kantar̃)

  1. callus

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English counter.

NounEdit

kantā̀ f (plural kantōcī, possessed form kantàr̃)

  1. counter, shelf

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit कान्त (kānta, stone).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanta/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

NounEdit

kanta

  1. lens
    Synonym: lensa

Further readingEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

kanta

  1. heel

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese cantar.

VerbEdit

kanta

  1. to sing

LinduEdit

NounEdit

kanta

  1. potato

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kantadak.

VerbEdit

kanta

  1. carry

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
k-n-t-j

Borrowed from Sicilian cantari and/or Italian cantare, from Latin cantare.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kanta (imperfect jkanta, past participle kantat)

  1. to sing
    Synonym: għanna
    Inkantalek.I sing to you.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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NovialEdit

VerbEdit

kanta (past kantad, active participle kantant, passive participle kantat)

  1. to sing

PaliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kanta

  1. lovely
  2. enjoyable
  3. pleasant

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese cantar and Spanish cantar and Kabuverdianu kanta.

VerbEdit

kanta

  1. to sing

SambaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish canta.

NounEdit

kanta

  1. song

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چانطه(çanta, leather bag, small suitcase) (Turkish çanta), from Persian چنته‎.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǎːnta/
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ta

NounEdit

kánta f (Cyrillic spelling ка́нта)

  1. can
  2. pail
    kante za smeće
    garbage pail

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • kanta” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

kanta (present kantar, preterite kantade, supine kantat, imperative kanta)

  1. to be placed as a border, limit or rim

ConjugationEdit

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish canta.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: kan‧tá
  • IPA(key): /kanˈta/, [kxɐnˈta]
  • (file)

NounEdit

kantá

  1. song; chant

Derived termsEdit


VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

kanta (genitive kannaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. heel

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

ReferencesEdit

  • "kanta" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat