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Conte
See also: Conte, conté, and Conté

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin comitem (the 'o' being stressed and the 'i' disappearing), accusative of comes ("companion"). Ultimately cognate to English count (nobility).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'konte/, ['kõn?t?e]

Noun

conte m (plural contes, feminine contesa, feminine plural contesas)

  1. count (nobility); countess in the feminine sense.

Related terms


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin computus, or from the verb contar.

Pronunciation

Noun

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived terms

Further reading


French

Etymology

From Middle French conte, from Old French conte, compte, derived from the verb conter, compter, or from Latin computus. See compte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kt/
  • (file)

Noun

conte m (plural contes)

  1. tale; story

Derived terms

Verb

conte

  1. first-person singular present indicative of conter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of conter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of conter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of conter
  5. second-person singular imperative of conter

Further reading


Italian

Etymology

From Latin comes, comitem.

Noun

conte m (plural conti, feminine contessa)

  1. count (rank)
  2. earl

conte

  1. plural of conta

Related terms

See also

Anagrams


Latin

Noun

conte

  1. vocative singular of contus

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *kunta ("vagina"), from Proto-Germanic *kunt?.

Noun

conte f

  1. vagina, also generally sex organ

Descendants

  • Dutch: kont

Further reading


Middle English

Noun

conte

  1. Alternative form of cunte

Middle French

Etymology 1

From Old French conte, compte.

Noun

conte f (plural contes)

  1. story; tale; fable

Etymology 2

From Old French comte.

Noun

conte m (plural contes)

  1. count (nobleman)

Descendants


Old French

Alternative forms

  • cunte (all senses, Anglo-Norman)

Etymology 1

First attested circa 980 as compte. Deverbal of conter[1].

Noun

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular contes, nominative plural conte)

  1. story; tale; fable
  2. count (record of a number or amount)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Tant en asamble n'en sai conte tenir.
      He got together so many that I can't keep count

References

  1. ^ "compte" in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Etymology 2

See comte.

Noun

conte m (oblique plural contes, nominative singular cuens, nominative plural conte)

  1. Alternative form of comte

Portuguese

Verb

conte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of contar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of contar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of contar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of contar

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