ponto

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Esperanto[edit]

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Ponto inter Rion kaj Antirion, Grekio
Bridge between Rion and Antirion, Greece

Etymology[edit]

From French pont

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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]

Noun[edit]

ponto (plural ponti)

  1. bridge

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pōns, pōntem.

Noun[edit]

ponto m

  1. bridge

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From pōns (bridge).

Noun[edit]

pontō m (genitive pontōnis); third declension

  1. ferryboat
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number 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

Portuguese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ponto m (plural pontos)

  1. point (location or place)
  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 8574800449:
      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 8574800449:
      —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?
  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 8574800449:
      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.
  8. (typography) dot or tittle of a character
  9. (grammar) full stop
  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

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