Tanto meaning

tänt
(musical direction) So much (Ex.: allegro ma non tanto, fast, but not so much or not too much)
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A common type of Japanese dagger or knife. Alternative spelling of tantō.
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(music) So much; too much.
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Origin of tanto

  • From Japanese 短刀 (tantō たんとう), from Middle Chinese 短刀 (twán-taw "dagger") (compare Mandarin duÇŽndāo 短刀), from 短 ("short") + 刀 ("knife").

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  • From Italian tanto.

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