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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 (as in "taking notes")
    gli studenti prendono appunti.
    the students take notes.
  2. reproach
  3. (computing) clipboard, scratchpad (especially in plural)
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