ponto

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See also: Ponto and pónto

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French pont.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈponto/
  • Hyphenation: pon‧to
  • Hyphenation: onto
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ponto (accusative singular ponton, plural pontoj, accusative plural pontojn)

  1. bridge
    La ponto estis konstruita super la rivero.The bridge was built over the river.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto ponto, from French pont, Italian ponte, Spanish puente, ultimately from Latin pontem, accusative singular of pōns, from Proto-Indo-European *pónteh₁s, from *pent-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpon.to/, /ˈpɔn.tɔ/

Noun[edit]

ponto (plural ponti)

  1. bridge; culvert; gangplank, gangway

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Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pōns, pontem.

Noun[edit]

ponto m

  1. bridge

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pontus, from Ancient Greek πόντος (póntos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ponto m (plural ponti)

  1. (literary) sea
    Synonyms: mare, (literary) pelago

References[edit]

  • ponto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From pōns (bridge).

Noun[edit]

pontō m (genitive pontōnis); third declension

  1. ferryboat
  2. a floating bridge or pontoon
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pontō pontōnēs
Genitive pontōnis pontōnium
Dative pontōnī pontōnibus
Accusative pontōnem pontōnēs
pontōnīs
Ablative pontōne pontōnibus
Vocative pontō pontōnēs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

pontō

  1. dative singular of pontus
  2. ablative singular of pontus

References[edit]

  • ponto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ponto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ponto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • ponto in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Oroqen[edit]

Noun[edit]

ponto

  1. deer

References[edit]

  • Li, Fengxiang and Lindsay J. Whaley, Oroqen vocabulary, in Martin Haspelmath & Uri Tadmor (editors), World Loanword Database, Munich: Max Planck Digital Library (2009)

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ponto, from Latin punctum (point), from pungō (I prick, puncture, punch).

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Noun[edit]

ponto m (plural pontos)

  1. point (location or place)
    Synonyms: local, localidade, lugar
  2. point (unit of scoring)
    • 1888, José Maria de Eça de Queiroz, Os Maias: Episódios da Vida Romântica[1], Porto: Livraria Internacional de Ernesto Chardron, →ISBN:
      E em triumpho, aos pulos, contou elle mesmo os sessenta e oito pontos que Carlos perdia.
      And in triumph, jumping, he counted himself the sixty-eight points Carl had lost.
  3. point (topic of discussion)
    • 1888, José Maria de Eça de Queiroz, Os Maias: Episódios da Vida Romântica[2], Porto: Livraria Internacional de Ernesto Chardron, →ISBN:
      —Vamos ao ponto essencial... Quanto quer o snr. Palma por me dizer quem lhe encommendou o artigo da Corneta?
      Let’s get to the point... how much does Mr. Palma want for telling me who ordered the Corneta article?
    Synonym: tópico
  4. point (particular moment in an event)
  5. (economics) point (unit used to express differences in prices of stocks and shares)
  6. (geometry) point (zero-dimensional object)
  7. dot (small spot)
    • 1888, José Maria de Eça de Queiroz, Os Maias: Episódios da Vida Romântica[3], Porto: Livraria Internacional de Ernesto Chardron, →ISBN:
      Alencar deu um olhar á severa frontaria de convento, adormecida, sem um ponto de luz.
      Alencar looked at the sombre façade of the convent, asleep, without a dot of light.
    Synonyms: mancha, pinta, sinal
  8. (typography) dot or tittle of a character
    Synonym: pingo
  9. (grammar) full stop
    Synonym: ponto final
  10. (sewing) stitch (single pass of a needle in sewing or suture)
  11. a register of the time each employee arrives and leaves his workplace
  12. a machine or device which logs the time each employee arrives and leaves his workplace
  13. a specific value in a scale
    ponto crítico
    critical point
  14. (cooking) neither well done nor rare
  15. a location where passengers wait for a bus or taxi
  16. a unit of measurement of TV audience

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ponto m (plural pontos)

  1. (poetic) sea; seas