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  • n. Alternative spelling of kantar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A weight used in southern Europe and East for heavy articles. It varies in different localities; thus, at Rome it is nearly 75 pounds, in Sardinia nearly 94 pounds, in Cairo it is 95 pounds, in Syria about 503 pounds.
  • n. A liquid measure in Spain, ranging from two and a half to four gallons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Arabian and Turkish unit of weight, a hundred rotls or pounds.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The word cantar, does not necessarily mean sing but to speak to the heavens in such a way that it will appear as a song too doves ears who will flock from the heavens to meet his loved one.

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  • 79 A camel-load is about five cantars, and a cantar is a hundred weight.

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  • An older vaquero is mentoring a hot-headed younger vaquero, they engage in arm-wrestling, sword fighting, who can cantar better, etc.

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  • Quando comecei a cantar rap, havia um grupo que se chamava Dinastia Bantu, que era mesmo para contrastar um pouco esta realidade de os rappers moçambicanos se inspirarem, completamente, em rappers americanos e usar nomes ingleses.

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  • Contrapuntos fuertes y en vivo transmitidos en Ecuavisa ni bien el gallo dejaba de cantar.

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  • ¿Que puede esperar un venezolano cuando los encargados de informar no lo hacen y en cambio se dedican a utilizar momentos importantes de alerta para cantar su canción revolucionaria?

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  • Quieren conquistarte bien: Los Abandoned: con un estilo musical en inglés y español, cuatro angelinos llegan a nuestra ciudad a cantar "Nada mío es 'fake'". ...

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  • A cantar of dates varies from fifteen to twenty-five shillings, say on an average a pound sterling; this will make the amount of the 500 camel-loads at five cantars per load £2,500

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  • De pie, cantar el pueblo va a triunfar millones ya, imponen la verdad, de acero son ardiente batallón sus manos van llevando la justicia y la razón mujer con fuego y con valor ya estás aquí junto al trabajador.

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  • Yo no canto por cantar ni por tener buena voz, canto porque la guitarra tiene sentido y razón.



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