-ente

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See also: ente, Ente, enté, and énte

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ente

  1. (distributive-temporal suffix) Added to a temporal noun to form an adverb.
    Synonym: -enként
    év (year)évente (yearly)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (distributive-temporal suffix) It is used only with temporal expressions. Variants:
    -onta is added to some back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    nap (day)naponta (daily)
    -anta is added to some back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    nyár (summer)nyaranta (every summer)
    -ente is added to unrounded front-vowel words ending in a consonant
    év (year)évente (yearly)
    -önte is added to rounded front-vowel words ending in a consonant
    ősz (autumn)őszönte (every autumn)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ēns, -entem.

Suffix[edit]

-ente

  1. used with a stem to form the present participle of regular -ere and -ire verbs
  2. used to form many adjectives whose form is the same in masculine and feminine

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ente

  1. vocative masculine singular of -entus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -entem. As a productive suffix, borrowed from Latin, although inherited in a few words.

Suffix[edit]

-ente m or f (adjective-forming suffix, plural -entes)

  1. -ing, -ent; forms adjectives from verbs ending in -er and -ir
    temer (to fear) + ‎-ente → ‎temente (fearful)
    resplandecer (to shine) + ‎-ente → ‎resplandecente (shining, resplendent)

Suffix[edit]

-ente m or f (noun-forming suffix, plural -entes)

  1. -er, -ent; forms agent nouns from verbs ending in -er and -ir
    Synonyms: -eiro, -dor
    verter (to gush, to spring (water)) + ‎-ente → ‎vertente (spring)
    encher (to fill) + ‎-ente → ‎enchente (flood)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ēns, -entem.

Suffix[edit]

-ente (plural -entes) (adjective)
-ente m or f (plural -entes) (noun)

  1. Alternative form of -ante

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