momento

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of memento from association with memorable moments.

Noun[edit]

momento (plural momentoes)

  1. Common misspelling of memento.

Usage notes[edit]

The alternate spelling momento is so common, some references now no longer consider it a misspelling.

References[edit]

  • memento” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006. (usage note)

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

momento (accusative singular momenton, plural momentoj, accusative plural momentojn)

  1. moment, instant
    • 1952, F. Omelka, La Alaska stafeto, Project Gutenberg transcription
      Kaj en tiu ĉi solena momento ekparolis la ŝerifo.
      And in this solemn moment up spoke the sherif.

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

momento (plural momentos)

  1. moment

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

momento m (plural momenti)

  1. moment
  2. (physics) momentum

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōmentō

  1. dative singular of mōmentum
  2. ablative singular of mōmentum

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Latin momentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

momento m (plural momentos)

  1. moment (very brief period of time)
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 508:
      Harry estudou-o por um momento.
      Harry studied him for a moment.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin momentum.

Noun[edit]

momento m (plural momentos)

  1. moment, instant.
    Un momento, señor.
    One moment, sir.

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