menta

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See also: mentá, mentă, and -menta

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

menta

  1. plural of mentum

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

menta

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of mentir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of mentir

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛntɒ]
  • Hyphenation: men‧ta

Noun[edit]

menta (plural menták)

  1. mint, peppermint, spearmint

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative menta menták
accusative mentát mentákat
dative mentának mentáknak
instrumental mentával mentákkal
causal-final mentáért mentákért
translative mentává mentákká
terminative mentáig mentákig
essive-formal mentaként mentákként
essive-modal
inessive mentában mentákban
superessive mentán mentákon
adessive mentánál mentáknál
illative mentába mentákba
sublative mentára mentákra
allative mentához mentákhoz
elative mentából mentákból
delative mentáról mentákról
ablative mentától mentáktól
Possessive forms of menta
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mentám mentáim
2nd person sing. mentád mentáid
3rd person sing. mentája mentái
1st person plural mentánk mentáink
2nd person plural mentátok mentáitok
3rd person plural mentájuk mentáik

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mentha, from Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

menta f (plural mente)

  1. mint (plant and herb)
  2. peppermint (confection)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

menta

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of mentire
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of mentire
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of mentire
  4. third-person singular imperative of mentire

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μίνθη (mínthē), ultimately most likely a loan-word from an extinct Mediterranean/south European language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

menta f (genitive mentae); first declension

  1. mint (plant)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative menta mentae
genitive mentae mentārum
dative mentae mentīs
accusative mentam mentās
ablative mentā mentīs
vocative menta mentae

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

menta

  1. nominative plural of mentum
  2. accusative plural of mentum
  3. vocative plural of mentum

References[edit]

  • menta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • menta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • menta” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to see with the mind's eye: oculis mentis videre aliquid
    • (ambiguous) to be of sane mind: mentis compotem esse
    • (ambiguous) to be of sound mind: sanae mentis esse
    • (ambiguous) to obscure the mental vision: mentis quasi luminibus officere (vid. sect. XIII. 6) or animo caliginem offundere
    • (ambiguous) to lose one's composure; to be disconcerted: de statu suo or mentis deici (Att. 16. 15)
    • (ambiguous) to lose one's head, be beside oneself: sui (mentis) compotem non esse
    • (ambiguous) enthusiasm: ardor, inflammatio animi, incitatio mentis, mentis vis incitatior

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin menta, mentha, from Ancient Greek μίντη (míntē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. mint (any plant of the family Lamiaceae)
  2. mint (flavouring extracted from the mint plant)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin menta, mentha (compare Catalan menta, French menthe, Italian menta), from Ancient Greek μίντη (míntē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. mint (plant)

Synonyms[edit]

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