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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian mesto and used as a tempo mark

AdjectiveEdit

mesto (not comparable)

  1. (music) sad, mournful

AdverbEdit

mesto (not comparable)

  1. (music) mournfully

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mesto, from Latin mixtus (mixed). Cognate with Portuguese misto, Spanish misto.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mesto m (feminine singular mesta, masculine plural mestos, feminine plural mestas)

  1. dense, thick, packed
    • c1350, Kelvin M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto Padre Sarmiento, page 96:
      cõmo quer que ja quanto lle daua hũa pouca de fealdade as sobrõçellas que avia mestas et juntas.
      as the only thing that was a little ugly about her were her eyebrows, which were thick and united
  2. mixed

ReferencesEdit

  • mesto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mesto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mesto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mesto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mesto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Pensado, José Luis; Messner, Dieter (2003), “mesto”, in Bachiller Olea: Vocabulos gallegos escuros: lo que quieren decir (Cadernos de Lingua: anexos; 7), A Coruña: Real Academia Galega / Galaxia, →ISBN.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin maestus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mesto (feminine singular mesta, masculine plural mesti, feminine plural meste)

  1. sad
    Synonym: triste

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

mesto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mestare

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *město.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mêsto/
  • Hyphenation: me‧sto

NounEdit

mȅsto n (Cyrillic spelling ме̏сто)

  1. place (location, position)
  2. space
  3. a settlement (usually between a village and a town in size)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

mȅsto (Cyrillic spelling ме̏сто) (+ genitive case)

  1. instead of
    Synonym: ùmesto

QuotationsEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *město.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈme̞s.to̞/
  • Hyphenation: mes‧to

NounEdit

mesto n (genitive singular mesta, nominative plural mestá, genitive plural miest, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. city
  2. town

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mesto in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *město.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mẹ́sto n

  1. place, location
  2. town (settlement)

InflectionEdit

Neuter, hard
nom. sing. mésto
gen. sing. mésta
singular dual plural
nominative mésto mésti mésta
accusative mésto mésti mésta
genitive mésta mést mést
dative méstu méstoma méstom
locative méstu méstih méstih
instrumental méstom méstoma mésti

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin maestus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmesto/, [ˈmest̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

mesto (feminine singular mesta, masculine plural mestos, feminine plural mestas)

  1. mixed
    Synonyms: mezclado, mixto