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Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Inherited from Template:Gmw[[Category:Template:Gmw derivations|Mint]] borrowing of Latin monēta (place for making coins), from the temple of Juno Moneta (named for Monēta mother of the Muses), where coins were made; akin to Dutch munt, Danish mønte, German Münze (mint), and to Russian [[монета#Template:Ru|монета]] (coin).

Noun[]

Singular
Mint

Plural
{{{1}}}

Mint ({{{1}}})

  1. A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.
  2. (informal) A large amount of money. A vast sum or amount, etc.
    That house is worth a mint
    It must have cost a mint to produce!
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Mint

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Mint (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To reproduce (coins), usually en masse, under licence.
Translations[]

Derived terms[]

  • mintage
  • minted
  • mintmark

Adjective[]

Mint (not comparable)

Positive
Mint

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of condition, as new.
    in mint condition.
  2. (numismatics) In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.
  3. (philately) Unused with original gum; as issued originally.
  4. (slang) Very good.
    that's mint
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See also[]

  • bullion

Etymology 2[]

File:Mint.jpg

A mint plant.

From Latin menta (the plant) < Ancient Greek μίνθη (minthē), akin to Old Norse minta (mint).

Noun[]

Singular
Mint

Plural
{{{1}}}

Mint ({{{1}}})

  1. Any of several plants of the family Labiatae, typically aromatic with square stems.
  2. The flavouring of the plant, either a sweet, a jelly or sauce.
  3. A green colour, like that of mint.
    Mint colour:   
  4. A mint-flavored candy, often eaten to sweeten the smell of the breath.
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Related terms[]
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Adjective[]

Mint (comparative mint, superlative er)

Positive
Mint

Comparative
mint

Superlative
er

  1. Of a green colour, like that of the mint plant.
Translations[]
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  • Romanian: mentă f. (1)
  • Spanish: menta f. (1)

See also[]

  • balm
  • bee balm
  • bergamot
  • betony
  • catnip
  • clary
  • dragonhead
  • henbit
  • horehound
  • labiate
  • lamb’s ears
  • lemon balm
  • monarda
  • oregano
  • patchouli
  • pennyroyal
  • perilla
  • rosemary
  • salvia
  • selfheal
  • skullcap
  • spike lavender
  • thyme
  • wild bergamot
  • woundwort
  • Appendix:Colours

Dutch[]

Verb[]

Mint

  1. The second- and third-person singular present indicative of minnen.
  2. The plural imperative of minnen.

Hungarian[]

Pronunciation[]

Conjunction[]

Mint

  1. (comparison) than, as ... as (creates a clause, so a comma is needed)
    A kastély nagyobb, mint a kutyaház. - The castle is bigger than the dog-house.
    Olyan nagy a házam, mint a tiéd. - My house is as big as yours.
  2. as (no new clause, no comma)

Synonyms[]

  • (than): Template:Hu-case, Template:Hu-case
  • (as): Template:Hu-case

Derived terms[]

  • mintegy
  • mintha
  • minthogy

See also[]

  • Category:Hungarian similes
  • ahogy
  • olyan
  • jobb későn, mint soha
  • jobb ma egy veréb, mint holnap egy túzok
  • ki mint vet, úgy arat

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