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- 3 Finnish
- 4 French
- 5 Irish
- (ballet) The tip of the toe; a ballet position executed with the tip of the toe.
- 2007: Classical dance manages to get along without too many momentous events shuddering beneath its pointe work. — The Guardian 5th Jan 2007, p. 3
- Hyphenation: poin‧te
pointe f, m (plural pointes)
- (comedy) punchline
- pointe (ballet position)
Preferably not inflected. Compound term pointe-asento is used in inflected forms, in which case only asento is inflected.
pointe f (plural pointes)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
- “pointe” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
pointe m (genitive singular pointe, nominative plural pointí)
- (sports, games, mathematics) point
- (Gaelic games) point, scored by driving the ball over the crossbar of the goalpost, as opposed to a goal, worth three points, scored by driving the ball under the crossbar
- (cricket) point, fielding position between gully and cover
Forms with the definite article
- (Gaelic games): cúilín
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.