mentire

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See also: mentiré

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mentīre, present active infinitive of *mentio, from Latin mentīrī, present active infinitive of mentior.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /menˈti.re/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

mentìre (first-person singular present mènto or mentìsco, first-person singular past historic mentìi, past participle mentìto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (intransitive) to lie (tell an untruth)
  2. (transitive, uncommon) to falsify (a circumstance, the truth), to fake (a smile, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mentīre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of mentior
  2. second-person singular present active indicative of mentior