appunto

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /apˈpun.to/, [äpˈpun̪t̪o]
  • Stress: appùnto
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pun‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from appuntare.

Noun[edit]

appunto m (plural appunti)

  1. note (brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory)
    gli studenti prendono appuntithe students take notes
  2. reproach
  3. (computing, especially in the plural) clipboard, scratchpad
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From a punto (literally to [the] point).

Alternative spellings[edit]

Adverb[edit]

appunto

  1. exactly, precisely
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XIX, lines 7–9, page 281:
      Già eravamo, a la seguente tomba, ¶ montati dello scoglio in quella parte ¶ ch'a punto sovra mezzo 'l fosso piomba.
      We had already on the following tomb ¶ ascended to that portion of the crag ¶ which o'er the middle of the moat hangs plumb.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

appunto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of appuntare