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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English unto, from Old English *untō, *und tō, equivalent to un- (against; toward; up to) +‎ to. Cognate with Old Frisian ont to ("until"; > Saterland Frisian antou (until)) (cf. Old Frisian und (up to; till), Old Frisian til (till; to)), Old Saxon untō, untuo (until), Old High German unze, unzi, unza (until), Old Norse und (as far as; up to), Gothic 𐌿𐌽𐍄𐌴 (untē, until; as long as).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

unto

  1. (obsolete, poetic) Up to the time or degree that; until; till.

PrepositionEdit

unto

  1. (archaic or poetic) Up to, indicating a motion towards a thing and then stopping at it.
    Sir Gawain rode unto the nearby castle.
  2. (archaic or poetic) To, indicating an indirect object
    And the Lord said unto Moses []
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      Again, whereas men affirm they perceive an addition of ponderosity in dead bodies, comparing them usually unto blocks and stones, whensoever they lift or carry them; this accessional preponderancy is rather in appearance than reality.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • unto in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

unto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of untar

GalicianEdit

 
Unto

EtymologyEdit

14th century. From Latin unctum (ointment; savory dish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

unto m (plural untos)

  1. (countable, uncountable) lard; delicate and tasty fat of the abdomen of the pig which is usually preserved salted and smoked, and used in the elaboration of caldo
    • 1439, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 418:
      hordenaron que qual quer persona de fora parte que trouxer a vender a dita çera ou untos ou manteiga ou aseite, que page de cada libra de çera un diñeiro.
      they commanded that any foreigner that would bring and sell wax or lards or butter or oil, that he should pay a diñeiro for each pound
    Synonym: enxunlla

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ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin unctus.

VerbEdit

unto m (feminine singular unta, masculine plural unti, feminine plural unte)

  1. past participle of ungere
  2. past participle of ungersi

AdjectiveEdit

unto (feminine singular unta, masculine plural unti, feminine plural unte)

  1. greasy
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin unctum.

NounEdit

unto m (plural unti)

  1. fat, grease
  2. flattery
  3. the anointed
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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese unto, from Latin unctum (ointment).

Cognate with Galician unto, Spanish unto, Occitan onch, Italian unto and Romanian unt.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

unto m (plural untos)

  1. lard
  2. grease
  3. unguent

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

unto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of untar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

unto

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