[ shahn-tahn; French shahn-tahn ]
/ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃; French ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃ /
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of chantant
1780–90; <French: present participle of chanter to sing; see chant
Words nearby chantant
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Example sentences from the Web for chantant
Ie prends de l occasion de leur donner des images, et planter une croix devant leur cabane, chantant un Salve Regina.