morto

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See also: môrto

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of mortified + -o

Adjective[edit]

morto ‎(comparative more morto, superlative most morto)

  1. (Ireland, slang) very embarrassed or embarrassing
    • 2007 March 21, Kilian Doyle, "An iconic parade" The Irish Times (Dublin) Motoring p.3
      I was, to use the vernacular, bleedin' morto. My shame notwithstanding, the whole day was a blast.
    • 2013 February 21, Louise McSharry, "Robbie Williams’ most morto moments of all time" Daily Edge:
      Robbie’s had some pretty embarrassing moments over the years. What better time than now to take a stroll down memory lane? Here are his most morto moments.
    • 2013 May 20 "Early trouble" The Irish Times (Dublin) Sport p.2
      Yes, Dan left the game early because he "wanted to miss the traffic and get a kebab on the way home" - after which Coventry scored twice. Morto.

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Etymology[edit]

From French mort, Italian morte, Spanish muerte, Portuguese morte, Romanian moarte, from Latin mors, mortis. All derived from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥-to-. Similar forms also exist in other Indo-European languages, such as Lithuanian mirtis, Russian смерть(smert), Persian مرگ(marg) and Hindi मृत्यु(mṛtyú).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmor.to/
  • Hyphenation: mor‧to

Noun[edit]

morto ‎(accusative singular morton, plural mortoj, accusative plural mortojn)

  1. death

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Noun[edit]

morto (plural morti)

  1. death (cessation of life)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mortu(s), from classical Latin mortuus, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥twós, *mr̥tós.

Adjective[edit]

morto m ‎(feminine singular morta, masculine plural morti, feminine plural morte)

  1. dead

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Noun[edit]

morto m ‎(plural morti) feminine morta

  1. dead man
  2. corpse, dead body
  3. dummy (bridge (card game)) The partner of the winning bidder, who shows his or her hand

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Verb[edit]

morto m (f morta, m pl morti, m f morte)

  1. (past participle of morire); died.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese morto, from Vulgar Latin *mortu(s), from Latin mortuum, perfect active participle of morior(I die). Corresponds to Proto-Indo-European *mr̥twós, *mr̥tós(dead, mortal), *mr̥tó-, ultimately from *mer-(to die).

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morto m ‎(feminine singular morta, masculine plural mortos, feminine plural mortas, sometimes comparable)

  1. dead (no longer living)
  2. dead (completely inactive)
  3. (informal) exhausted (extremely tired)
  4. (figuratively) dead (not showing emotion)

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Usage notes[edit]

Used with estar instead of ser.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:morto.

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  • (no longer living): vivo

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Noun[edit]

morto m (plural mortos, feminine morta, feminine plural mortas)

  1. corpse (dead person)
  2. (card games) a number of cards set apart that can be picked up by the first player to play all his cards

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