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Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.
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English

Etymology 1

Noun

Singular
tanto

Plural
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  1. A common type of Japanese dagger or knife. Alternative spelling of tantō.
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Adverb

tanto

  1. (music) So much; too much.
Derived terms

Basque

Noun

tanto

  1. dot

Italian

Etymology

Latin tantus

Adjective

tanto m (f tanta, m plural tanti, f plural tante)

  1. a lot of
  2. much
  3. many
  4. such

Pronoun

tanto

  1. much
  2. a lot

Adverb

tanto

  1. so much
  2. very

Conjunction

tanto

  1. after all

Derived terms


Portuguese

Adverb

tanto

  1. as (to such an extent or degree)


This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at as. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see tanto in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2008


Spanish

Etymology

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Adjective

tanto m. (feminine tanta, masculine plural tantos, feminine plural tantas)

  1. so much, as much

Adverb

tanto

  1. so much, long, hard, often, etc.

Noun

tanto m. (plural tantos)

Singular
tanto m.

Plural
tantos m.

  1. copy
  2. poker chip, counter
  3. point (in a game)
  4. (Latin America) portion

Pronoun

tanto

  1. so much, so many

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Derived terms

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