unto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By analogy with until, substituting to for till.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Conjunction[edit]

unto

  1. (obsolete) (poetic) Up to the time or degree that; until; till.

Preposition[edit]

unto

  1. (archaic or poetic) Up to, indicating a motion towards a thing and then stopping at it.
    Sir Gawain rode unto the nearby castle.
  2. (archaic or poetic) To, indicating an indirect object
    And the Lord said unto Moses[...]
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References[edit]

  • unto in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin unctus.

Verb[edit]

unto m (feminine unta, masculine plural unti, feminine plural unte)

  1. past participle of ungere
  2. past participle of ungersi

Adjective[edit]

unto m (feminine unta, masculine plural unti, feminine plural unte)

  1. greasy
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin unctum.

Noun[edit]

unto m (plural unti)

  1. fat, grease
  2. flattery
  3. the anointed
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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese unto, from Latin unctum (ointment).

Cognate with Galician unto, Spanish unto, Occitan onch, Italian unto and Romanian unt.

Noun[edit]

unto m (plural untos)

  1. lard
  2. grease
  3. unguent

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Verb[edit]

unto

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of untar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

unto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of untar.