EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French montrer, from Latin mōnstrō (I show, point out, indicate), from mōnstrum (divine omen indicating misfortune). Compare Italian mostrare, Portuguese and Spanish mostrar, obsolete English muster. Doublet of monstro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmontri]
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  • Rhymes: -ontri
  • Hyphenation: mon‧tri

VerbEdit

montri (present montras, past montris, future montros, conditional montrus, volitive montru)

  1. to show, to indicate, to point out
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, Proverbaro Esperanta:
      La lipoj ne montru, kion manĝis la buŝo.
      Don't let your lips show what your mouth ate.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • almontri (to point at or toward, indicate)
  • antaŭmontri (to give a preview of)
  • montrilo (hand (of a clock or watch); needle (of a compass))