mento

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See also: Mento, mentó, mentő, and -mento

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mento (countable and uncountable, plural mentos)

  1. a folk music genre of Jamaica, featuring acoustic instruments and voices.
    • 2020, Paul Mendez, Rainbow Milk, Dialogue Books (2021), page 19:
      Musician who never meet before the journey entertain we with mento song.
  2. an individual mento song.

Anagrams[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mento

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mentir

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mento

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of mentir

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmento]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • Hyphenation: men‧to

Noun[edit]

mento (accusative singular menton, plural mentoj, accusative plural mentojn)

  1. mint (plant)

Derived terms[edit]

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Esperanto menso, Italian mente and Spanish mente, ultimately from Latin mēns. The Esperanto word was modified to reflect forms in natural languages and international derived terms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mento (plural menti)

  1. mind, mentality

Derived terms[edit]

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

mento (plural mentos)

  1. chin

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mentum, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (to project).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmen.to/
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • Hyphenation: mén‧to

Noun[edit]

mento m (plural menti)

  1. (anatomy) chin, mentum
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See mentire.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mento

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mentire

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mentum (chin) +‎ -o (forming related nouns).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mentō m (genitive mentōnis); third declension

  1. a man or woman with a prominent chin
  2. dative/ablative singular of mentum

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mentō mentōnēs
Genitive mentōnis mentōnum
Dative mentōnī mentōnibus
Accusative mentōnem mentōnēs
Ablative mentōne mentōnibus
Vocative mentō mentōnēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • mento”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mento in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • mento in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely borrowed from Latin mentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ẽtu
  • Hyphenation: men‧to

Noun[edit]

mento m (plural mentos)

  1. chin (bottom of a face)
    Synonym: queixo