ment

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of meng
  2. Obsolete spelling of meant

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin mentem, accusative singular of mēns (mind), from Proto-Indo-European *méntis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ment f (plural ments)

  1. the mind
  2. the spirit

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of mentir
  2. second-person singular imperative form of mentir

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of mennen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of mennen

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian мент (ment).

Noun[edit]

ment (genitive mendi, partitive menti)

  1. (slang) cop (police officer)

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. third-person singular present indicative of mentir

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mentem, accusative singular of mēns (mind), from Proto-Indo-European *méntis.

Noun[edit]

ment f (plural ments)

  1. mind
  2. intelligence

Related terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the obsolete verb menik (to flee) +‎ -t (causative suffix) [1]

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. (transitive) to rescue, to save

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Etymology 2[edit]

From the men- stem of the verb megy +‎ -t.

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. third-person singular past of megy
    Hova ment?Where did he/she go?
  2. past participle of megy

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ment (comparative mentebb, superlative legmentebb)

  1. (archaic, literary) exempt
    Synonym: mentes

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ment mentek
accusative mentet menteket
dative mentnek menteknek
instrumental menttel mentekkel
causal-final mentért mentekért
translative mentté mentekké
terminative mentig mentekig
essive-formal mentként mentekként
essive-modal
inessive mentben mentekben
superessive menten menteken
adessive mentnél menteknél
illative mentbe mentekbe
sublative mentre mentekre
allative menthez mentekhez
elative mentből mentekből
delative mentről mentekről
ablative menttől mentektől

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • (save): ment in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (exempt): ment in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

ment

  1. past participle of mene