ministro

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish ministro.

Noun[edit]

ministro

  1. minister

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [miˈnistro]
  • Rhymes: -istro
  • Hyphenation: mi‧nis‧tro

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Further reading[edit]

  • ministro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From minister (attendant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) I attend, wait upon, serve
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Matthew.4.11:
      tunc reliquit eum diabolus et ecce angeli accesserunt et ministrabant ei
      Then the devil left him; and behold, angels came and ministered to him.
  2. (transitive) I manage, govern, take care of
  3. (transitive) 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,
ministrāt1
ministrāvimus,
ministrāmus1
ministrāvistis,
ministrāstis1
ministrāvērunt,
ministrāvēre,
ministrārunt1
pluperfect ministrāveram,
ministrāram1
ministrāverās,
ministrārās1
ministrāverat,
ministrārat1
ministrāverāmus,
ministrārāmus1
ministrāverātis,
ministrārātis1
ministrāverant,
ministrārant1
future perfect ministrāverō,
ministrārō1
ministrāveris,
ministrāris1
ministrāverit,
ministrārit1
ministrāverimus,
ministrārimus1
ministrāveritis,
ministrāritis1
ministrāverint,
ministrārint1
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,
ministrārim1
ministrāverīs,
ministrārīs1
ministrāverit,
ministrārit1
ministrāverīmus,
ministrārīmus1
ministrāverītis,
ministrārītis1
ministrāverint,
ministrārint1
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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Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: minestrare
  • Piedmontese: ministré
  • Portuguese: ministrar
  • Spanish: ministrar

Noun[edit]

ministrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of minister

References[edit]


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/, [miˈnis.t̪ɾo]
  • Hyphenation: mi‧nis‧tro

Noun[edit]

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

  1. minister

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ministro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of ministrar.

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish ministro, from Latin minister

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ministro

  1. minister
    1. (Christianity) person trained to perform religious ceremonies
    2. (government) politician who heads a ministry

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