See also: mentá, mentă, and -menta

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta

  1. plural of mentum

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

menta

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

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin menta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentes)

  1. mint (plant of the genus Mentha)
  2. crème de menthe (liqueur flavoured with mint)

HyponymsEdit

Related termsEdit

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CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mānitag, from Proto-West Germanic *mānini dag (literally day of the moon), a 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 isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛnta̝/, /ˈmenta̝/

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. mint (any plant in the genus Mentha in the family Lamiaceae)
  2. spearmint (Mentha spicata)
    Synonym: hortelá
  3. mint tea
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛnta̝/, /ˈmenta̝/

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. whelk (Buccinum undatum)
    Synonym: bucio
  2. periwinkle (Littorina littorea)
    Synonyms: caramuxo, mentiña, mincha
  3. top sea snail (Clelandella miliaris)
    Synonyms: carlou, mentiña

ReferencesEdit

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

HungarianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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
non-attributive
possessive - singular
mentáé mentáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
mentáéi mentákéi
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. ^ menta in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

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ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mentha, from Ancient Greek μίνθη (mínthē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menta f (plural mente)

  1. mint (plant and herb)
  2. peppermint (confection)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

menta

  1. inflection of mentire:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek μῐ́νθη (mínthē), ultimately most likely a loan-word from an extinct (substrate) Mediterranean/south European language. See Armenian մանդակ (mandak) for more.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

menta f (genitive mentae); first declension

  1. the mint (plant)
InflectionEdit

First-declension noun.

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

menta n

  1. nominative/accusative/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

  • IPA(key): /ˈmẽ.tɐ/, [ˈmẽ.tɐ]

  • Hyphenation: men‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ẽtɐ

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/, [ˈmẽn̪.t̪a]
  • Hyphenation: men‧ta

NounEdit

menta f (plural mentas)

  1. (botany) mint, peppermint (specifically mentha × piperita)
    Synonym: hierba buena
  2. (color) the color, menta verde
    menta:  

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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