portento

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (I predict, I foretell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /porˈtɛn.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnto
  • Hyphenation: por‧tèn‧to

Noun[edit]

portento m (plural portenti)

  1. wonder, marvel
  2. miracle
  3. genius, prodigy

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

portentō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of portentus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (to predict, to foretell). Compare English portend, portent with similar meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: por‧ten‧to

Noun[edit]

portento m (plural portentos)

  1. wonder, marvel
    Synonym: maravilha
  2. genius, prodigy
    Synonym: génio

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (to predict, to foretell).

Noun[edit]

portento m (plural portentos)

  1. wonder, marvel
  2. something wonderful or amazing
  3. a sight to behold

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