See also: mento, mentó, and mentő

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese -mento, from Late Latin -mentum, -amentum, from Latin -menta.

SuffixEdit

-mento m

  1. -ment (the action or result of what is denoted by the verb)

Derived termsEdit



InterlinguaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin -mentum, -amentum, from Latin -menta.

SuffixEdit

-mento

  1. forming concrete nouns from verbs, with the sense of 'result, product (of process)'

Derived termsEdit



ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -mentum, -amentum, from Latin -menta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmen.to/, [ˈmen̪t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: -mén‧to

SuffixEdit

-mento m

  1. Forms nouns that represent the action of a related verb.
    cambiare (to change) + ‎-mento → ‎cambiamento (change (abstract))
    versare (to pour) + ‎-mento → ‎versamento (pouring)

Usage notesEdit

  • Terms formed with this suffix are invariably stressed on the penultimate syllable.
  • Nouns formed from -ere verbs end in -imento.

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-mentō

  1. dative singular of -mentum
  2. ablative singular of -mentum

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese -mento, from Late Latin -mentum, -amentum, from Latin -menta.

SuffixEdit

-mento m

  1. -tion (process, action or result)
    Synonyms: -agem, -ção

Derived termsEdit



SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin -mentum, -amentum, from Latin -menta. Doublet of -miento.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmento/, [ˈmẽn̪t̪o]

SuffixEdit

-mento m

  1. -ment (the action or result of what is denoted by the verb)

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit