AskDefine | Define pont

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French

Etymology

pons, pontis. Compare Catalan pont, Italian ponte, Occitan pònt, Portuguese ponte, Romansch punt, Spanish puente.

Pronunciation

Noun

pont

Hungarian

Noun

hu-noun ok

Adverb

  1. exactly

Welsh

Noun

pont
  1. bridge (plural pontydd)

Mutation

cy-mut-p ont

Extensive Definition

Pont (pronounced pohn; French for bridge; also Welsh for bridge when prefixed to another word, the "t" not silent) is the name or part of the name of several places. It also means 'period' and 'exactly' in Hungarian (where the 't' is pronounced).

France

Pont is the name or part of the name of several communes of France:

Switzerland

United Kingdom

Wales (Part of the UK)

Some examples of towns in Wales that have derived from their use of a bridge:

People

See also

pont in German: Pont
pont in Italian: Pont
pont in Luxembourgish: Pont
pont in Dutch: Pont
pont in Polish: Pont
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