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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ponto (Gaulish flat-bottomed boat).

Noun

Singular
punt

Plural
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punt ({{{1}}})
  1. (nautical) A pontoon; a narrow shallow boat propelled by a pole.
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Verb

Infinitive
to punt

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to punt (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (nautical) to propel a punt or similar craft by means of a pole

Etymology 2

Possibly a dialectal variant of bunt.

Verb

Infinitive
to punt

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to punt (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (American football) To kick a ball dropped from the hands before it hits the ground.
  2. To gamble, to place a bet
  3. (figuratively) To make a highly speculative investment or other commitment, or take a wild guess.
  4. To retreat from ones objective.

Noun

Singular
punt

Plural
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punt ({{{1}}})
  1. (American football) A kick made by a player who drops the ball and kicks it before it hits the ground. Contrast drop kick.
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Etymology 3

From French ponte or Spanish ponto (point).

Noun

Singular
punt

Plural
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punt ({{{1}}})
  1. A point in the game of faro.
  2. A bet or wager.
  3. An indentation in the base of a wine bottle.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A thin glass rod which is temporarily attached to a larger piece in order to better manipulate the larger piece.
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Pronunciation

Noun

punt m. (plural punten)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) point
  2. mark
  3. (punctuation) full stop, period
  4. dot

Derived terms


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [pˠʊn̪ˠt̪ˠ]

Noun

punt m.

  1. A pound (money).
  2. A pound (weight).

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative punt puint
Vocative a phuint a phunta
Genitive puint punt
Dative punt puint

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an punt na puint
Genitive an phuint na bpunt
Dative leis an bpunt

don phunt

leis na puint

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
punt phunt bpunt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romansch

Etymology

Latin pons. Compare Catalan pont, French pont, Italian ponte, Occitan pònt, Portuguese ponte, Spanish puente.

Noun

punt m.

  1. bridge

Slovene

Noun

punt m.

  1. revolt

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