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Latte

Latte

See also: latte, latté, and lätte

German

Noun

Latte f (genitive Latte, plural Latten)

  1. lath
  2. (slang) erection

Declension

latte

latte

See also: Latte, latté, and lätte

English

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Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.teɪ/, /ˈlæ.teɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.teɪ/, /ˈlæ.teɪ/
  • Rhymes: -æteɪ, -ɑːteɪ

Noun

latte (plural lattes)

  1. A drink of coffee made from espresso and steamed milk, generally topped with foam.
    • 2013 June 22, T time”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8841, page 68:
      Yet in “Through a Latte, Darkly”, a new study of how Starbucks has largely avoided paying tax in Britain, Edward Kleinbard [] shows that current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate what he calls “stateless income”: [].  In Starbucks’s case, the firm has in effect turned the process of making an expensive cup of coffee into intellectual property.
  2. A similar drink, where the espresso is replaced with some other flavoring ingredient such as chai, maté or matcha (green tea).
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Etymology 2

Noun

latte (plural lattes)

  1. A pillar capped by a hemispherical stone capital with the flat side facing up, used as building supports by the ancient Chamorro people and now used as a sign of Chamorro identity.

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Finnish

Noun

latte

  1. latte

Declension

Inflection of latte (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative latte lattet
genitive latten lattejen
partitive lattea latteja
illative latteen latteihin
singular plural
nominative latte lattet
accusative nom. latte lattet
gen. latten
genitive latten lattejen
latteinrare
partitive lattea latteja
inessive lattessa latteissa
elative lattesta latteista
illative latteen latteihin
adessive lattella latteilla
ablative lattelta latteilta
allative lattelle latteille
essive lattena latteina
translative latteksi latteiksi
instructive lattein
abessive lattetta latteitta
comitative latteineen

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French

Etymology

From Germanic, see also German Latte, Dutch lat, and English lattice.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lat/

Noun

latte f (plural lattes)

  1. lath
  2. slat
  3. ruler (measuring device)
  4. (slang) shoe; foot
  5. (colloquial) ski

Italian

Etymology

From Latin lac, lactem. Compare Catalan llet, Esperanto lakto, French lait, Friulian lat, Interlingua lacte, Portuguese leite, Romanian lapte, Spanish leche.

Pronunciation

Noun

latte m (plural latti)

  1. milk
Related terms

Noun

latte

  1. plural of latta

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Norman

Noun

latte f (plural lattes)

  1. (Jersey) lath