See also: Lento

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian lento.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lento (comparative more lento, superlative most lento)

  1. (music) Very slow.

AdverbEdit

lento (comparative more lento, superlative most lento)

  1. (music) Very slowly.

NounEdit

lento (plural lentos)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played very slowly.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlento/
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • (file)

NounEdit

lento (accusative singular lenton, plural lentoj, accusative plural lentojn)

  1. lentil (plant, seed)

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlento/, [ˈle̞n̪t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • Syllabification: len‧to

Etymology 1Edit

From lentää (to fly) +‎ -o.

NounEdit

lento

  1. flying, flight (act of flying or being in the air)
  2. flight (of an aircraft, other flying vehicle or spacecraft)
  3. (figuratively) flight (fast and/or smooth movement)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of lento (Kotus type 1/valo, nt-nn gradation)
nominative lento lennot
genitive lennon lentojen
partitive lentoa lentoja
illative lentoon lentoihin
singular plural
nominative lento lennot
accusative nom. lento lennot
gen. lennon
genitive lennon lentojen
partitive lentoa lentoja
inessive lennossa lennoissa
elative lennosta lennoista
illative lentoon lentoihin
adessive lennolla lennoilla
ablative lennolta lennoilta
allative lennolle lennoille
essive lentona lentoina
translative lennoksi lennoiksi
instructive lennoin
abessive lennotta lennoitta
comitative lentoineen
Possessive forms of lento (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person lentoni lentomme
2nd person lentosi lentonne
3rd person lentonsa
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Italian lento.

AdverbEdit

lento

  1. (music) lento (slowly)

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian lento. Doublet of lent.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

lento

  1. (music) slowly; lento

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin lentus. The main sense of "slow" may be a learned one, as opposed to the original inherited meaning of "wet, humid", "moistened, soft", also found in the Old Spanish equivalent. Compare also Portuguese lento, Asturian llentu.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lento m (feminine singular lenta, masculine plural lentos, feminine plural lentas)

  1. slow
    Synonyms: tardo, vagaroso
    Antonym: rápido
  2. soft, not firm
  3. wet, humid, moist, damp, covered in mold

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lento” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • lento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lento” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lento” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • lento” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

lento

  1. flight (the act of flying)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lentus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lento (feminine singular lenta, masculine plural lenti, feminine plural lente)

  1. slow
    Antonyms: svelto, veloce

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lentō (present infinitive lentāre, perfect active lentāvī, supine lentātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) I bend under strain, I flex

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of lentō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lentō lentās lentat lentāmus lentātis lentant
imperfect lentābam lentābās lentābat lentābāmus lentābātis lentābant
future lentābō lentābis lentābit lentābimus lentābitis lentābunt
perfect lentāvī lentāvistī lentāvit lentāvimus lentāvistis lentāvērunt, lentāvēre
pluperfect lentāveram lentāverās lentāverat lentāverāmus lentāverātis lentāverant
future perfect lentāverō lentāveris lentāverit lentāverimus lentāveritis lentāverint
passive present lentor lentāris, lentāre lentātur lentāmur lentāminī lentantur
imperfect lentābar lentābāris, lentābāre lentābātur lentābāmur lentābāminī lentābantur
future lentābor lentāberis, lentābere lentābitur lentābimur lentābiminī lentābuntur
perfect lentātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect lentātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect lentātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lentem lentēs lentet lentēmus lentētis lentent
imperfect lentārem lentārēs lentāret lentārēmus lentārētis lentārent
perfect lentāverim lentāverīs lentāverit lentāverīmus lentāverītis lentāverint
pluperfect lentāvissem lentāvissēs lentāvisset lentāvissēmus lentāvissētis lentāvissent
passive present lenter lentēris, lentēre lentētur lentēmur lentēminī lententur
imperfect lentārer lentārēris, lentārēre lentārētur lentārēmur lentārēminī lentārentur
perfect lentātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect lentātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lentā lentāte
future lentātō lentātō lentātōte lentantō
passive present lentāre lentāminī
future lentātor lentātor lentantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lentāre lentāvisse lentātūrum esse lentārī lentātum esse lentātum īrī
participles lentāns lentātūrus lentātus lentandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
lentandī lentandō lentandum lentandō lentātum lentātū

ReferencesEdit

  • lento in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lento in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin lentus. The main sense of "slow" may be a learned one, as opposed to the original inherited meaning of "wet, humid", "moistened, soft", also found in the Old Spanish equivalent. Compare also Galician lento.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lento m (feminine singular lenta, masculine plural lentos, feminine plural lentas, comparable)

  1. slow (not quick in motion)
  2. soft; not firm
  3. wet, humid, moistened, viscous, slimy

InflectionEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin lentus. Compare the inherited Old Spanish form liento (humid, wet), which has a meaning also found in some senses of Galician and Portuguese lento, Asturian llentu; cf. also Valencian Catalan llenta[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlento/, [ˈlẽn̪t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: len‧to

AdjectiveEdit

lento (feminine singular lenta, masculine plural lentos, feminine plural lentas) (superlative lentísimo)

  1. slow
    Synonym: tardo
    Antonym: rápido

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit