See also: puntó and puntò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian punto. Doublet of point and punctum.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

punto (plural puntos)

  1. (fencing) A hit or point.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. lace (fabric)

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese punto, from Latin punctus. Cognate with Portuguese ponto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

punto m (plural puntos)

  1. point
  2. spot, place
  3. dot
  4. (grammar) full stop

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ponto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • ponto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • punto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • punto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • punto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • punto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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)

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpun.to/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -unto
  • Hyphenation: pùn‧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. (Tuscan) none
  7. (baseball) run
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

punto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of puntare
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin punctus.

ParticipleEdit

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

  1. past participle of pungere

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpunto/, [ˈpũn̪.t̪o]
  • 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
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

¡punto!

  1. that's it!
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

punto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of puntar

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish punto.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pun‧to
  • IPA(key): /ˈpunto/

NounEdit

punto

  1. point
  2. (sociolinguistics) accent

Further readingEdit