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Webster 1913 Edition


Anta


An′ta

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Antæ
.
[L.]
(Arch.)
A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.
☞ Porches, when columns stand between two antæ, are called in Latin in antis.

Webster 1828 Edition


Anta

AN'TA

,
Noun.
In ancient architecture, a square column, at the corner of a building; a pilaster; written also ante.

Definition 2022


anta

anta

See also: ANTA, ȧnta, äntä, -anta, anta-, and -anță

English

Noun

anta (plural antae)

  1. (architecture) A kind of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Related terms


Hausa

Noun

antā̀ f

  1. Alternative spelling of hanta

Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin antae f pl.

Noun

anta f (plural ante)

  1. door of furniture
  2. shutter (of window)
  3. sash (of window)

Etymology 2

From the suffix -anta common to quaranta (forty), cinquanta (fifty), sessanta (sixty), settanta (seventy), ottanta (eighty), and novanta (ninety).

Noun

anta m pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) forties, sixties, seventies... (in someone's age)

Anagrams


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

an- + ta; from German

Verb

anta (imperative anta, present tense antar, passive antas, simple past antok, past participle antatt, present participle antakende)

  1. to assume, presume
  2. to accept, approve

Derived terms

References


Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

anta m

  1. end
  2. goal
  3. top

Noun

anta n

  1. intestine, tharm

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃.ta/, /ˈɐ̃.tɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃.tɐ/
  • Hyphenation: an‧ta
anta

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese anta, from Latin antas.

Noun

anta f (plural antas)

  1. (architecture) anta
  2. dolmen (prehistoric megalithic tomb)
Synonyms
anta (Tapirus indicus)

Etymology 2

From Arabic lamt (lamt).

Noun

anta f (plural antas)

  1. tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae)
  2. (figuratively) a stupid person
    Você é uma anta!
    You are an idiot!
Synonyms

Spanish

Etymology

From ante

Noun

anta f (plural antas, masculine ante, masculine plural ante)

  1. (femenine) moose, elk
  2. (Bolivia) tapir (large odd-toed ungulate with a long prehensile upper lip of the family Tapiridae.)

Synonyms


Swedish

Pronunciation

Verb

anta

  1. to suppose; to presume
    Jag antar att det är dags att köpa en ny kaffebryggare.
    I presume it's time to buy a new coffee machine.
  2. to accept an offer
    Schackspelaren antog erbjudandet om remi efter att ha funderat på det.
    The chessplayer accepted the offer of a draw after having thought about it.

Conjugation


Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔan.ˈta/

Noun

anta

  1. rancidity