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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish junta, feminine form of junto, from Latin iunctus, perfect passive participle of iungō (join). 1623.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdʒʌntə/, /ˈdʒʊntə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhʊntə/, /ˈhʌntə/

NounEdit

junta (plural juntas)

  1. A council, convention, tribunal or assembly; especially, the grand council of state in Spain.
  2. The ruling council of a military dictatorship.

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AdjectiveEdit

junta

  1. feminine of junt

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese junta, from Latin iūncta, from iūnctus, perfect passive participle of iūngō (I join).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

junta f (plural juntas)

  1. (anatomy) joint (part of the body where two bones join)
  2. (collective) task force (group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity)
  3. (collective) council (committee that leads or governs)
  4. (collective) team (set of yoked draught animals)
  5. the gap between floor bricks or tiles
  6. material used to fill the gap between floor tiles

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AdjectiveEdit

junta

  1. Feminine singular of adjective junto.

AdverbEdit

junta

  1. feminine of junto

VerbEdit

junta

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of juntar
    Ele junta isso.
    He connects/gathers this.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of juntar
    Tu aí, junta isso sozinho.
    You there, connect/gather this by yourself.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxunta/, [ˈxũn̪t̪a]

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

junta

  1. Feminine singular of adjective junto.

Etymology 2Edit

From juntar, or from Latin iuncta.

NounEdit

junta f (plural juntas)

  1. council
  2. joint, gasket
  3. meeting (a gathering for a purpose)
  4. contact, acquaintances

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

junta

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of juntar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of juntar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of juntar.

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