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tanto (Adjective) "so much"

12th cent. From Latin tantum, accusative of tantus 'id.' From Proto-Italic *tānto- "so great." From Proto-Indo-European *teh2-nt-(o-) 'id.,' from demonstrative stem *teh2- (see tal) and *-nt(o)- (a common ending of unclear meaning, see Lowe (2011) for discussion).

Tan (adv.) "so," "also" is an apocopated form.

Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Portuguese tanto, Catalan tant, French tant, Italian tanto

Italic: Oscan etanto "so great," Umbrian etantu 'id.'