pointe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pointe ‎(point, tip).

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pointe ‎(countable and uncountable, plural pointes)

  1. (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

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: poin‧te

Noun[edit]

pointe f, m ‎(plural pointes)

  1. (comedy) punchline

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Noun[edit]

pointe

  1. pointe (ballet position)

Declension[edit]

Preferably not inflected. Compound term pointe-asento is used in inflected forms, in which case only asento is inflected.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin puncta, feminine form punctus, perfect passive participle of pungō ‎(I prick).

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pointe f ‎(plural pointes)

  1. point

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pointe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pointer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pointer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pointer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of pointer
  5. second-person singular imperative of pointer

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pointe m ‎(genitive singular pointe, nominative plural pointí)

  1. dot
  2. (sports, games, mathematics) point
  3. (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
  4. (cricket) point, fielding position between gully and cover

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pointe phointe bpointe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.