See also: mant and -mant

RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin -mentum, from Latin -menta.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-mânt n (plural -minte)

  1. Forms nouns that indicate the action or result of a verb; -ment
    jura (to vow) + ‎-mânt → ‎jurământ (vow)
    lega (to bind) + ‎-mânt → ‎legământ (pledge, promise; vow)
    crede (to trust) + ‎-mânt → ‎crezământ (trust)
    așeza (to settle) + ‎-mânt → ‎așezământ (settlement)
    încălța (to put on shoes) + ‎-minte → ‎încălțăminte (footwear)

Usage notesEdit

Recent borrowings. such as abonament (subscription), from French abonnement, usually keep the original form.

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