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Webster 1828 Edition


Gant

GANT

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Adj.
gant. Vacant; hollow; empty, as an animal after long fasting; hence, lean; meager; thin; slender.

Definition 2022


Gant

Gant

See also: gant

English

Proper noun

Gant

  1. A surname.

gant

gant

See also: Gant

Breton

Preposition

gant

  1. with
Inflection
singular plural
1 ganin 1 ganimp
2 ganit 2 ganeoc'h
3 m gantañ 3 ganto
3 f ganti
imp. ganeor

Etymology 2

Non-lemma forms.

Numeral

gant

  1. Soft mutation of kant.

French

Etymology

From Old French guant, from Frankish *want (compare Middle Dutch want, Old High German wantus), from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove). Cognate with Italian guanto and Spanish guante.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɑ̃/

Noun

gant m (plural gants)

  1. glove

Derived terms


Manx

Etymology

Compare Old Irish ganndal m (gander).

Noun

gant m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. common tern
  2. gannet, solan goose

Derived terms

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gant ghant ngant
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norman

Etymology

From Old French guant, from Frankish *want, from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove).

Noun

gant m (plural gants)

  1. (Jersey) glove

Occitan

Etymology

From Old Provençal guant, from Frankish *want, from Proto-Germanic *wantuz (glove).

Noun

gant m (plural gants)

  1. glove

Welsh

Noun

gant

  1. Soft mutation of cant.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cant gant nghant chant
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.