distinto

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

distinto

  1. neuter of distintu

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin distinctus.

AdjectiveEdit

distinto m (feminine singular distinta, masculine plural distintos, feminine plural distintas)

  1. distinct
  2. different

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin distinctus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /diˈstin.to/
  • Rhymes: -into
  • Hyphenation: di‧stìn‧to

AdjectiveEdit

distinto (feminine distinta, masculine plural distinti, feminine plural distinte)

  1. different, distinct
  2. clear
  3. distinguished, refined

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ParticipleEdit

distinto (feminine distinta, masculine plural distinti, feminine plural distinte)

  1. past participle of distinguere

Further readingEdit

  • distinto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin distinctus.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: dis‧tin‧to

AdjectiveEdit

distinto (feminine distinta, masculine plural distintos, feminine plural distintas)

  1. distinct; different
    São línguas distintas.
    They are distinct languages.
    Tigres são distintos de leões.
    Tigers are distinct from lions.
    Synonym: diferente
  2. distinct; separate
    O manual será lançado como livro distinto.
    The manual will be launched as a separate book.
    Synonym: separado
  3. distinct; clear (clearly identifiable as an individual entity)
    A imagem do ladrão estava bem distinta no vídeo.
    The image of the thief was quite clear in the video.
    Synonym: claro
  4. distinguished; eminent; prestigious (well-known for past achievements)
    O distinto cavaleiro participou da defesa da cidade.
    The distinguished knight participated in the defense of the city.
    Synonyms: eminente, prestigioso, notável, ilustre
  5. elegant; refined
    Mostre maneiras distintas.
    Show refined manners.
    Synonyms: elegante, refinado, polido, fino

QuotationsEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin distinctus.

AdjectiveEdit

distinto (feminine distinta, masculine plural distintos, feminine plural distintas)

  1. distinct, different, discrete
  2. various

Usage notesEdit

The word takes the meaning of "various" when it is plural—distintos m or distintas f— and placed before the noun, as in "las distintas interpretaciones de ellos" (their various interpretations).

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