See also: puntó and puntò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian punto. Doublet of point and punctum.

NounEdit

punto (plural puntos)

  1. (fencing) a point or hit

Derived termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for punto in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

punto (accusative singular punton, plural puntoj, accusative plural puntojn)

  1. lace (fabric)

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English point, French point, German Punkt, Italian punto, Russian пункт (punkt), Spanish punto, all ultimately from Latin punctum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpun.to/, /ˈpun.tɔ/

NounEdit

punto (plural punti)

  1. (geometry, astronomy, typography, grammar, music, games) point; dot; position; period; small hole (as made by a needle or awl)

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pun‧to

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin punctum.

NounEdit

punto m (plural punti)

  1. point (all senses), jot, iota
  2. full stop, period
  3. dot
  4. instant (point in time)
  5. (in the plural) points, score
  6. (Tuscany) none
  7. (baseball) run
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

punto

  1. first-person singular present of puntare

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin punctus.

VerbEdit

punto m (feminine singular punta, masculine plural punti, feminine plural punte)

  1. past participle of pungere

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpunto/, [ˈpũn̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -unto
  • Hyphenation: pun‧to

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin punctum.

NounEdit

punto m (plural puntos) (diminutive puntillo or puntito)

  1. point (unit of measurement)
    Tienes cinco puntos.You have five points.
    Ese artículo cuesta tres puntos.That item costs three points.
  2. decimal, point (arithmetic symbol), period
  3. (punto de encuentro) point, location, place
  4. stitch
  5. great surprise
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InterjectionEdit

¡punto!

  1. that's it!

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

punto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of puntar.

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pun‧to

NounEdit

punto

  1. point
  2. (sociolinguistics) accent