-mento

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See also: mento, mentó, and mentő

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -mentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmen.to/, [ˈmen̪t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: -mén‧to

Suffix[edit]

-mento

  1. Forms nouns that represent the action of a related verb

Usage notes[edit]

  • Terms formed with this suffix are invariably stressed on the penultimate
  • Note that nouns formed from -ere verbs end in -imento.

Derived terms[edit]



Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mentō

  1. dative singular of -mentum
  2. ablative singular of -mentum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin -mentum, -amentum.

Suffix[edit]

-mento m

  1. -tion (process, action or result)

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin -mentum, -amentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mento

  1. forming concrete nouns from verbs, with the sense of ‘result, product (of process)’

Derived terms[edit]


See also[edit]