contante etymology

Italian word contante comes from Latin puto, Latin con-, Latin com, and later Latin computo (I calculate, compute, reckon together.)

Detailed word origin of contante

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
puto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I arrange, settle. (figuratively) I judge, suspect, suppose. (figuratively) I ponder, consider, think about. (figuratively) I value, esteem, deem, regard, consider. I clean, cleanse. I trim, prune, lop.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
com Latin (lat)
com- Latin (lat)
computo Latin (lat) I calculate, compute, reckon together.
compter Old French (fro)
compter Middle French (frm) To recount; to tell.
compter French (fra) (ambitransitive) to count. (catenative) to intend. (transitive) to include. (transitive) to reckon, allow.
contare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to count on someone. (intransitive) to count, to matter. (transitive) to count. (transitive) to include. (transitive) to tell (a story).
contante Italian (ita) (chiefly, in the plural) cash, ready cash, money (attributive) cash.

Words with the same origin as contante

Descendants of puto
compito contare conto imputato
Descendants of con-
colazione collega comandante combattere cominciare compagno completo comportamento comprare comune confuso conoscere consiglio contento continuo contratto coppia costretto costruire costume cugino nascondere
Descendants of com
corte