Danish edit

Etymology edit

From French potentat.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /potəntaːt/, [pʰotˢənˈtˢæːˀd̥]

Noun edit

potentat c (singular definite potentaten, plural indefinite potentater)

  1. potentate

Inflection edit

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

potentat m (plural potentats)

  1. potentate (a powerful leader)

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Maltese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian potentato.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

potentat m (plural potentati)

  1. potentate

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Middle English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old French potentat, from Latin potentātus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɔːtɛnˈtaːt/, /ˈpɔːtɛntaːt/

Noun edit

potentat

  1. (hapax, Late Middle English) potentate

Usage notes edit

The usual word for "potentate" in Middle English is potestat.

Descendants edit

  • English: potentate

References edit

Polish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French potentat.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pɔˈtɛn.tat/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛntat
  • Syllabification: po‧ten‧tat

Noun edit

potentat m pers (feminine potentatka)

  1. potentate, magnate, tycoon, mogul
    Synonym: baron

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • potentat in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • potentat in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French potentat.

Noun edit

potentat m (plural potentați)

  1. potentate

Declension edit

Swedish edit

Noun edit

potentat c

  1. (sometimes somewhat derogatory) a potentate (person in an influential person)
  2. (idiomatic, in "en viss potentat" (a certain potentate)) the Devil

Declension edit

Declension of potentat 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative potentat potentaten potentater potentaterna
Genitive potentats potentatens potentaters potentaternas

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