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EtymologyEdit

From French pointe (point, tip).

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pointe (countable and uncountable, plural pointes)

  1. (ballet) The tip of the toe; a ballet position executed with the tip of the toe.
    • 2007: Classical dance manages to get along without too many momentous events shuddering beneath its pointe work. — The Guardian 5th Jan 2007, p. 3

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EtymologyEdit

From French pointe.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: poin‧te

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pointe f or m (plural pointes)

  1. (comedy) punchline

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

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pointe

  1. pointe (ballet position)

DeclensionEdit

Preferably not inflected. Compound term pointe-asento is used in inflected forms, in which case only asento is inflected.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin puncta, from the feminine form of Latin punctus, perfect passive participle of pungō (I prick).

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pointe f (plural pointes)

  1. point (clarification of this definition is needed)

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pointe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pointer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pointer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pointer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of pointer
  5. second-person singular imperative of pointer

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pointe m (genitive singular pointe, nominative plural pointí)

  1. dot
  2. (sports, games, mathematics) point
  3. (Gaelic games) point, scored by driving the ball over the crossbar of the goalpost, as opposed to a goal, worth three points, scored by driving the ball under the crossbar
  4. (cricket) point, fielding position between gully and cover

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pointe phointe bpointe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.