AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

culto

  1. neuter of cultu

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkul.to/
  • Rhymes: -ulto
  • Hyphenation: cùl‧to

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cultus (reverence, adoration, veneration), noun use of the perfect passive participle of colō (to cultivate; to worship), originating from Proto-Indo-European *kʷl̥tós, derived from the root *kʷel- (to turn). Doublet of colto.

NounEdit

culto m (plural culti)

  1. Meanings related to religion:
    1. religious devotion
      Synonyms: adorazione, devozione, ossequio, venerazione
    2. liturgy (set of rituals)
      Synonyms: liturgia, riti, rituali
    3. (by extension) religion
      Synonyms: confessione, credo, fede, religione
  2. Meanings related to non-religious attachment:
    1. worship, adoration
      Synonyms: adorazione, devozione, esaltazione, venerazione
    2. strong attachment
    3. obsession, admiration
  3. (obsolete) cultivation
    Synonym: coltivazione

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cultus, perfect passive participle of colō (to cultivate; to inhabit), originating from Proto-Indo-European *kʷl̥tós.

AdjectiveEdit

culto (feminine culta, masculine plural culti, feminine plural culte) (literary)

  1. cultured, well-educated, cultivated
    Synonyms: colto, istruito
    Antonyms: ignorante, incolto
  2. elegant, embellished
    Synonyms: elegante, ornato
  3. Participial meanings:
    1. cultivated
      Synonym: coltivato
    2. inhabited
      Synonym: abitato
Related termsEdit

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

cultō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of cultus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin cultus.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkuw.tu/ [ˈkuʊ̯.tu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkuw.to/ [ˈkuʊ̯.to]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ultu, (Brazil) -uwtu
  • Hyphenation: cul‧to

AdjectiveEdit

culto (feminine culta, masculine plural cultos, feminine plural cultas)

  1. learned (having much learning)
    Synonyms: douto, erudito, instruído, sábio, ilustrado

NounEdit

culto m (plural cultos)

  1. worship (religious ceremony that expresses devotion)
  2. cult; sect
    Synonym: seita
  3. cult (devotion to a saint)
    Synonym: veneração

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cultus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkulto/, [ˈkul̪.t̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

culto (feminine culta, masculine plural cultos, feminine plural cultas)

  1. educated; cultured
    Synonym: educado
    Antonyms: inculto, ignorante
  2. (linguistics) learned
  3. (rare, of a plant) cultivated
    Synonym: cultivado
    Antonym: silvestre

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

culto m (plural cultos)

  1. worship (the devotion accorded to a deity or to a sacred object)
    Synonyms: adoración, devoción
  2. worship; ritual, rite (the religious ceremonies that express devotion)
  3. cult (a group or sect of people with a deviant religious, philosophical or cultural identity)
    película de cultocult film

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