pont

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan pònt), from Latin pontem, accusative singular of pōns (compare French pont, Spanish puente), from Proto-Indo-European *pónteh₁s (path, road), from *pent- (path).

Noun[edit]

pont m (plural ponts)

  1. bridge (construction)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ponte, borrowed from Latin pontō (ferryboat), probably derived from pōns (bridge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔnt

Noun[edit]

pont c (plural ponten, diminutive pontje n)

  1. ferry, ferryboat

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Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: ponchi (from the diminutive)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pont, from Latin pontem, accusative singular of pōns, from Proto-Indo-European *pónteh₁s (path, road), from *pent- (path). Compare Catalan pont, Italian ponte, Occitan pònt, Portuguese ponte, Romanian punte, Romansch punt, Spanish puente, Welsh pont.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pont m (plural ponts)

  1. bridge
    Sur le pont d’Avignon / L'on y danse, l'on y danse / Sur le pont d’Avignon / L'on y danse tous en rond W
    On the bridge of Avignon / We all dance there, we all dance there / On the bridge of Avignon / We all dance there in a ring
  2. deck
  3. (dentistry, Canada) bridge

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin punctum.

Noun[edit]

pont m (plural ponts)

  1. point
  2. full stop, period
  3. dot
  4. instant
  5. (in the plural) points, score

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin punctum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pont

  1. exactly, just, precisely
    Pont ez a lényeg.That’s exactly the point about it.
    Pont fordítva mondtad.You’ve said it just the other way round.
    Pont ma beszéltünk erről.We just talked about that this very day / just today.

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Noun[edit]

pont (plural pontok)

  1. point
  2. dot, full stop, period

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative pont pontok
accusative pontot pontokat
dative pontnak pontoknak
instrumental ponttal pontokkal
causal-final pontért pontokért
translative ponttá pontokká
terminative pontig pontokig
essive-formal pontként pontokként
essive-modal
inessive pontban pontokban
superessive ponton pontokon
adessive pontnál pontoknál
illative pontba pontokba
sublative pontra pontokra
allative ponthoz pontokhoz
elative pontból pontokból
delative pontról pontokról
ablative ponttól pontoktól
Possessive forms of pont
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. pontom pontjaim
2nd person sing. pontod pontjaid
3rd person sing. pontja pontjai
1st person plural pontunk pontjaink
2nd person plural pontotok pontjaitok
3rd person plural pontjuk pontjaik

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Compound words
Expressions

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pont, from Latin pōns, pontem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pont m (plural ponts)

  1. (Jersey) bridge

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pōns, pontem.

Noun[edit]

pont m (oblique plural ponz or pontz, nominative singular ponz or pontz, nominative plural pont)

  1. bridge (construction)

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hungarian pont. Doublet of punct.

Noun[edit]

pont n (plural ponturi)

  1. tip, hint
  2. cue
  3. cinch

Welsh[edit]

pont

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pōns, pōntis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pont f (plural pontydd)

  1. bridge

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pont bont mhont phont
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.