pungente

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pungente (comparative plus pungente, superlative le plus pungente)

  1. pungent

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pungēns, pungentem.

Verb[edit]

pungente

  1. present participle of pungere

Adjective[edit]

pungente (masculine and feminine plural pungenti)

  1. prickly
  2. biting
  3. pungent

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

pungente

  1. inflection of pungēns:
    1. dative masculine singular
    2. dative feminine singular
    3. dative neuter singular

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pungente, from Latin pungēns, pungentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pun‧gen‧te

Adjective[edit]

pungente m, f (plural pungentes, comparable)

  1. pungent (sharp-pointed)
  2. pungent (having a strong odour or taste that stings the nose or tongue)
  3. (figuratively) poignant (evoking strong mental sensation)

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