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EtymologyEdit

From Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (I predict, I foretell).

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NounEdit

portento m (plural portenti)

  1. wonder, marvel
  2. miracle
  3. genius, prodigy

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (I predict, I foretell). Compare English portend, portent with similar meaning.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: por‧ten‧to

NounEdit

portento m (plural portentos)

  1. wonder, marvel
  2. genius, prodigy

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin portentum, participle of portendere, from portendō (I predict, I foretell).

NounEdit

portento m (plural portentos)

  1. wonder, marvel
  2. something wonderful or amazing
  3. a sight to behold

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