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Contents

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈpun.to/, [äpˈpun̪t̪o]
  • Stress: appùnto
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pun‧to

Etymology 1Edit

Back-formation from appuntare.

NounEdit

appunto m (plural appunti)

  1. note (brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory)
    gli studenti prendono appuntithe students take notes
  2. reproach
  3. (computing, especially in the plural) clipboard, scratchpad
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From a punto (literally to [the] point).

Alternative spellingsEdit

AdverbEdit

appunto

  1. exactly, precisely
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XIX, lines 7–9, page 281:
      Già eravamo, a la seguente tomba, ¶ montati dello scoglio in quella parte ¶ ch'a punto sovra mezzo 'l fosso piomba.
      We had already on the following tomb ¶ ascended to that portion of the crag ¶ which o'er the middle of the moat hangs plumb.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

appunto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of appuntare