pente

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See also: pěňte

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pendita, nominalized feminine of *penditus, Vulgar Latin perfect participle (compare Classical Latin pēnsus) of pendere (to hang).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɑ̃t/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pente f (plural pentes)

  1. slope

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: pantă

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

pente m (plural pentes)

  1. Alternative form of peite

Adjective[edit]

pente m or f (plural pentes)

  1. pending (legal or electorial)
  2. leaning, sloped

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pente

  1. third-person singular present indicative of pentirsi

Portuguese[edit]

pente

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese *peitẽe, from Latin pectinem. Cognate with Galician peite, Spanish peine, Catalan pinta, French peigne and Italian pettine.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

pente m (plural pentes)

  1. comb

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