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 (as in "taking notes")
    gli studenti prendono appunti.
    the students take notes.
  2. reproach
  3. (computing) clipboard, scratchpad (especially in plural)
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