See also: Kanten

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 寒天 (kanten)

NounEdit

kanten (uncountable)

  1. agar

DanishEdit

NounEdit

kanten c

  1. definite singular of kant

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑn.tə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kan‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɑntən

Etymology 1Edit

From kant +‎ -en, possibly of Celtic origin.

AdjectiveEdit

kanten (not comparable)

  1. Made or consisting of lace
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kanten
uninflected kanten
inflected kanten
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. kanten
n. sing. kanten
plural kanten
definite kanten
partitive

NounEdit

kanten

  1. Plural form of kant

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch canten. Equivalent to kant +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

kanten

  1. (transitive) To make/ give (a) side(s), edge etc.
  2. (transitive) To (give a) shape
  3. (transitive) To let graze along the side of a pasture
  4. (transitive) To tilt, notably on a side
  5. (intransitive) To (be) tilt(ed)
  6. (transitive) To touch at a side; to oppose in contact
  7. (transitive) To put aside, save (up)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kanten (weak)
infinitive kanten
past singular kantte
past participle gekant
infinitive kanten
gerund kanten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kant kantte
2nd person sing. (jij) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (u) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (gij) kant kantte
3rd person singular kant kantte
plural kanten kantten
subjunctive sing.1 kante kantte
subjunctive plur.1 kanten kantten
imperative sing. kant
imperative plur.1 kant
participles kantend gekant
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Origin unclear, presumably some sense(s) of kant.

VerbEdit

kanten

  1. (intransitive) To (put up a) fight, pose opposition
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kanten (weak)
infinitive kanten
past singular kantte
past participle gekant
infinitive kanten
gerund kanten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kant kantte
2nd person sing. (jij) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (u) kant kantte
2nd person sing. (gij) kant kantte
3rd person singular kant kantte
plural kanten kantten
subjunctive sing.1 kante kantte
subjunctive plur.1 kanten kantten
imperative sing. kant
imperative plur.1 kant
participles kantend gekant
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kanten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かんてん

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

kanten m

  1. definite singular of kant

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

kanten m

  1. definite singular of kant

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

kanten

  1. definite singular of kant

AnagramsEdit