ministro

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish ministro (minister).

Noun[edit]

ministro

  1. minister

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈnistro/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧nis‧tro
  • Rhymes: -istro

Noun[edit]

ministro (accusative singular ministron, plural ministroj, accusative plural ministrojn)

  1. (politics) minister (politician who heads a ministry)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin minister, ministrum.

Noun[edit]

ministro m (plural ministros, feminine ministra, feminine plural ministras)

  1. minister

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin minister, ministrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈnistro/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧ni‧stro
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ministro m (plural ministri, feminine ministra)

  1. minister

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense “politician who heads a ministry” the masculine form is used regardless of gender, especially in formal usage:

il Ministro della Difesa Elisabetta Trenta
the Minister for Defence Elisabetta Trenta

The form ministra is becoming more accepted in contemporary usage and is also used by some newspapers.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From minister (attendant).

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Verb[edit]

ministrō (present infinitive ministrāre, perfect active ministrāvī, supine ministrātum); first conjugation

  1. I attend, wait upon, especially at table
  2. I manage, govern, take care of
  3. I do, execute, carry out

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of ministrō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ministrō ministrās ministrat ministrāmus ministrātis ministrant
imperfect ministrābam ministrābās ministrābat ministrābāmus ministrābātis ministrābant
future ministrābō ministrābis ministrābit ministrābimus ministrābitis ministrābunt
perfect ministrāvī ministrāvistī, ministrāstī1 ministrāvit ministrāvimus ministrāvistis, ministrāstis1 ministrāvērunt, ministrāvēre
pluperfect ministrāveram ministrāverās ministrāverat ministrāverāmus ministrāverātis ministrāverant
future perfect ministrāverō ministrāveris ministrāverit ministrāverimus ministrāveritis ministrāverint
passive present ministror ministrāris, ministrāre ministrātur ministrāmur ministrāminī ministrantur
imperfect ministrābar ministrābāris, ministrābāre ministrābātur ministrābāmur ministrābāminī ministrābantur
future ministrābor ministrāberis, ministrābere ministrābitur ministrābimur ministrābiminī ministrābuntur
perfect ministrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect ministrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect ministrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ministrem ministrēs ministret ministrēmus ministrētis ministrent
imperfect ministrārem ministrārēs ministrāret ministrārēmus ministrārētis ministrārent
perfect ministrāverim ministrāverīs ministrāverit ministrāverīmus ministrāverītis ministrāverint
pluperfect ministrāvissem, ministrāssem1 ministrāvissēs, ministrāssēs1 ministrāvisset, ministrāsset1 ministrāvissēmus, ministrāssēmus1 ministrāvissētis, ministrāssētis1 ministrāvissent, ministrāssent1
passive present ministrer ministrēris, ministrēre ministrētur ministrēmur ministrēminī ministrentur
imperfect ministrārer ministrārēris, ministrārēre ministrārētur ministrārēmur ministrārēminī ministrārentur
perfect ministrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect ministrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ministrā ministrāte
future ministrātō ministrātō ministrātōte ministrantō
passive present ministrāre ministrāminī
future ministrātor ministrātor ministrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ministrāre ministrāvisse, ministrāsse1 ministrātūrum esse ministrārī ministrātum esse ministrātum īrī
participles ministrāns ministrātūrus ministrātus ministrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
ministrandī ministrandō ministrandum ministrandō ministrātum ministrātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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Noun[edit]

ministrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of minister

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Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ministro m

  1. genitive singular of ministras

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ministrum, accusative singular of minister (attendant), from minus (less).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ministro m (plural ministros, feminine ministra, feminine plural ministras)

  1. (politics) minister (a person who is commissioned by the government for public service)
  2. (Christianity) one who does something on behalf of the church
  3. (diplomacy) minister (rank below ambassador)
    Coordinate terms: adido, embaixador, encarregado de negócios, enviado
  4. agent (one who acts for or in the place of another)
    Synonyms: agente, executor, intermediário, medianeiro

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Verb[edit]

ministro

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of ministrar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin minister, ministrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈnistɾo/, [miˈnist̪ɾo]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧nis‧tro

Noun[edit]

ministro m (plural ministros, feminine ministra, feminine plural ministras)

  1. minister

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