monstro

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of mon man skal tro (should one believe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /monstroːˀ/, [mɔnsˈtˢʁ̥oˀ], [mʌnsˈtˢʁ̥oˀ]

Adverb[edit]

monstro

  1. (dated or humorous) I wonder (if)
    Synonym: mon

Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mōnstrum. Doublet of montri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

monstro (accusative singular monstron, plural monstroj, accusative plural monstrojn)

  1. monster (terrifying or dangerous creature)
    Ne zorgu, mia filo; monstroj ne troviĝas sur via lito.
    Don't worry, my son; there are no monsters under your bed.

Derived terms[edit]

  • monstra (monstrous, monster-like)

Hypernyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin monstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstro m (plural monstros)

  1. monster (terrifying and dangerous, wild or fictional creature)
  2. monstrosity, mutant, aberration
  3. extremely cruel or antisocial person, especially a criminal

References[edit]


Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstro (plural monstri)

  1. monster (terrifying dangerous creature)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstro m (plural monstri)

  1. Obsolete form of mostro.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mōnstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mōnstrō (present infinitive mōnstrāre, perfect active mōnstrāvī, supine mōnstrātum); first conjugation

  1. I show, point out, indicate
    1. (Medieval Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin) show
      • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Proverbs.4.11:
        viam sapientiae mōnstrāvī tibi dūxī tē per sēmitās aequitātis
        I will shew thee the way of wisdom, I will lead thee by the paths of equity (Douay-Rheims trans., Challoner rev.; 1752 CE)
  2. I appoint, ordain
  3. I denounce, indict
  4. I advise, teach

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of mōnstrō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mōnstrō mōnstrās mōnstrat mōnstrāmus mōnstrātis mōnstrant
imperfect mōnstrābam mōnstrābās mōnstrābat mōnstrābāmus mōnstrābātis mōnstrābant
future mōnstrābō mōnstrābis mōnstrābit mōnstrābimus mōnstrābitis mōnstrābunt
perfect mōnstrāvī mōnstrāvistī mōnstrāvit mōnstrāvimus mōnstrāvistis mōnstrāvērunt,
mōnstrāvēre
pluperfect mōnstrāveram mōnstrāverās mōnstrāverat mōnstrāverāmus mōnstrāverātis mōnstrāverant
future perfect mōnstrāverō mōnstrāveris mōnstrāverit mōnstrāverimus mōnstrāveritis mōnstrāverint
passive present mōnstror mōnstrāris,
mōnstrāre
mōnstrātur mōnstrāmur mōnstrāminī mōnstrantur
imperfect mōnstrābar mōnstrābāris,
mōnstrābāre
mōnstrābātur mōnstrābāmur mōnstrābāminī mōnstrābantur
future mōnstrābor mōnstrāberis,
mōnstrābere
mōnstrābitur mōnstrābimur mōnstrābiminī mōnstrābuntur
perfect mōnstrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mōnstrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mōnstrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mōnstrem mōnstrēs mōnstret mōnstrēmus mōnstrētis mōnstrent
imperfect mōnstrārem mōnstrārēs mōnstrāret mōnstrārēmus mōnstrārētis mōnstrārent
perfect mōnstrāverim mōnstrāverīs mōnstrāverit mōnstrāverīmus mōnstrāverītis mōnstrāverint
pluperfect mōnstrāvissem mōnstrāvissēs mōnstrāvisset mōnstrāvissēmus mōnstrāvissētis mōnstrāvissent
passive present mōnstrer mōnstrēris,
mōnstrēre
mōnstrētur mōnstrēmur mōnstrēminī mōnstrentur
imperfect mōnstrārer mōnstrārēris,
mōnstrārēre
mōnstrārētur mōnstrārēmur mōnstrārēminī mōnstrārentur
perfect mōnstrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mōnstrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mōnstrā mōnstrāte
future mōnstrātō mōnstrātō mōnstrātōte mōnstrantō
passive present mōnstrāre mōnstrāminī
future mōnstrātor mōnstrātor mōnstrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mōnstrāre mōnstrāvisse mōnstrātūrum esse mōnstrārī mōnstrātum esse mōnstrātum īrī
participles mōnstrāns mōnstrātūrus mōnstrātus mōnstrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
mōnstrandī mōnstrandō mōnstrandum mōnstrandō mōnstrātum mōnstrātū

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • monstro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • monstro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • monstro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to direct a person who has lost his way: erranti viam monstrare
    • (ambiguous) extravagant fictions of fancy: opinionum commenta, ineptiae, monstra, portenta
    • (ambiguous) marvellous ideas; prodigies: monstra or portenta
    • (ambiguous) it is incredible: monstra dicis, narras

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin monstrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstro m (plural monstros)

  1. monster
    1. a fictional creature with hideous traits, often evil, dangerous and associated with horror fiction
      Vi um filme de monstro hoje.I've seen a monster movie today.
    2. (figuratively) a person who acts cruelly or performs very immoral acts
      Esses assassinos são uns monstros!Those murderers are monsters!
  2. (figuratively) an ugly person
  3. (slang, bodybuilding) an excessively muscular person, often a man

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Related terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monstro m (feminine singular monstra, masculine plural monstros, feminine plural monstras, comparable)

  1. (slang) incredible, amazing, astonishing
    Jogada monstra!Amazing move!
  2. (slang, of a person) very muscular or excessively fit
    Depois de muito treino, fiquei monstro!After much training, I became very muscular!
  3. (slang, of a person, usually followed by related activity) remarkably good at something
    Você é monstro no basquete!You play basketball amazingly!

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

monstro m (plural monstros)

  1. Obsolete spelling of monstruo

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