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See also: Isto, istô, īsto, isto-, and -isto

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from -isto (person of profession concerned with); hence literally “an ‘ist’”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

isto (accusative singular iston, plural istoj, accusative plural istojn)

  1. A professional, a person who belongs to a profession.
    Voku iston.
    Call a professional.

InterlinguaEdit

PronounEdit

isto

  1. (demonstrative) this

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

istō

  1. ablative masculine singular of iste
  2. ablative neuter singular of iste

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MirandeseEdit

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese isto, from Latin istud, neuter of iste (that).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

isto m

  1. this (the thing here)
    Te entregarei isto, acho que vale algo.
    I will hand this over to you, I think it’s worth something.
  2. this (the thing being discussed; the current situation)
    Isto não é fácil.
    This is not easy.
  3. (obsolete, literature) this sentence, this word, this dictum

Usage notesEdit

The following preposition + isto contractions are very common:

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal X este esta estes estas isto aqui,
de + X deste desta destes destas disto daqui
em + X neste nesta nestes nestas nisto
Medial X esse essa esses essas isso
de + X desse dessa desses dessas disso daí
em + X nesse nessa nesses nessas nisso
Distal X aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo
Anaphoric X o a os as
de + X do da dos das
em + X no na nos nas
a + X ao à aos às

InterjectionEdit

isto

  1. (Brazil) that’s right; that’s correct
    — Você é o filho da Mariana? — Isto.
    “Are you Mariana’s son?” “That’s right.”
  2. (Brazil) yeah! (expresses happiness with an outcome)
    Eles perderam! Isto!
    They lost! Yeah!

SynonymsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

isto

  1. neuter singular of ȉsti

AdverbEdit

ȉsto (Cyrillic spelling и̏сто)

  1. as well, also, too, likewise

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