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See also: mentá, mentă, and -menta

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta

  1. plural of mentum

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

menta

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of mentir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of mentir

CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mānitag, from Proto-Germanic *mēniniz dagaz (literally day of the moon), calque of Latin diēs Lūnae. Cognate with Dutch maandag, English Monday, German Montag, Icelandic mánudagur, Swedish måndag.

NounEdit

menta ?

  1. (Luserna) Monday

ReferencesEdit

  • “menta” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

HungarianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin menta, from Ancient Greek μίνθη (mínthē).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛntɒ]
  • Hyphenation: men‧ta

NounEdit

menta (plural menták)

  1. mint (any plant in the genus Mentha in the family Lamiaceae)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative menta menták
accusative mentát mentákat
dative mentának mentáknak
instrumental mentával mentákkal
causal-final mentáért mentákért
translative mentává mentákká
terminative mentáig mentákig
essive-formal mentaként mentákként
essive-modal
inessive mentában mentákban
superessive mentán mentákon
adessive mentánál mentáknál
illative mentába mentákba
sublative mentára mentákra
allative mentához mentákhoz
elative mentából mentákból
delative mentáról mentákról
ablative mentától mentáktól
Possessive forms of menta
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mentám mentáim
2nd person sing. mentád mentáid
3rd person sing. mentája mentái
1st person plural mentánk mentáink
2nd person plural mentátok mentáitok
3rd person plural mentájuk mentáik

Derived termsEdit

Compound words
Expressions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μίνθη (mínthē), ultimately most likely a loan-word from an extinct Mediterranean/south European language. Compare also Armenian մանդակ (mandak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta f (genitive mentae); first declension

  1. mint (plant)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative menta mentae
Genitive mentae mentārum
Dative mentae mentīs
Accusative mentam mentās
Ablative mentā mentīs
Vocative menta mentae

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

menta

  1. nominative plural of mentum
  2. accusative plural of mentum
  3. vocative plural of mentum

ReferencesEdit

  • menta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • menta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • menta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to see with the mind's eye: oculis mentis videre aliquid
    • (ambiguous) to be of sane mind: mentis compotem esse
    • (ambiguous) to be of sound mind: sanae mentis esse
    • (ambiguous) to obscure the mental vision: mentis quasi luminibus officere (vid. sect. XIII. 6) or animo caliginem offundere
    • (ambiguous) to lose one's composure; to be disconcerted: de statu suo or mentis deici (Att. 16. 15)
    • (ambiguous) to lose one's head, be beside oneself: sui (mentis) compotem non esse
    • (ambiguous) enthusiasm: ardor, inflammatio animi, incitatio mentis, mentis vis incitatior

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin menta, mentha, from Ancient Greek μίντη (míntē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. mint (any plant of the family Lamiaceae)
  2. mint (flavouring extracted from the mint plant)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin menta, mentha (compare Catalan menta, French menthe, Italian menta), from Ancient Greek μίντη (míntē).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmenta/, [ˈmẽn̪t̪a]

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. mint (plant)

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit