-mânt

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -mentum.

Suffix[edit]

-mânt n ‎(plural -minte)

  1. Forms nouns that indicate the action or result of a verb; -ment
    jura ‎(to vow) + ‎-mânt → ‎jurământ ‎(vow)
    lega ‎(to bind) + ‎-mânt → ‎legământ ‎(pledge, promise; vow)
    crede ‎(to trust) + ‎-mânt → ‎crezământ ‎(trust)
    așeza ‎(to settle) + ‎-mânt → ‎așezământ ‎(settlement)
    încălța ‎(to put on shoes) + ‎-minte → ‎încălțăminte ‎(footwear)

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Usage notes[edit]

Recent borrowings. such as abonament ‎(subscription), from French abonnement, usually keep the original form.

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