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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dum interim.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mentre

  1. while
  2. (triggers subjunctive) as long as

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the older form (14th century) domentre, from Latin dum + interim.[1] Cognate to Spanish mientras.

ConjunctionEdit

mentre

  1. while; as (during the same time that)
  2. while; whilst; whereas (but in contrast...)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951