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4 letters words from 'pons'

PONS 6 

3 letters words from 'pons'

NOS 3ONS 3
OPS 5POS 5
SON 3SOP 5

2 letters words from 'pons'

NO 2ON 2
OP 4OS 2
PO 4SO 2

All 4 letters words made out of pons

pons opns pnos npos onps nops posn opsn pson spon ospn sopn pnso npso psno spno nspo snpo onsp nosp osnp sonp nsop snop

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Definitions and meaning of pons

pons

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin pōns (bridge). Doublet of Pontus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɒnz/
  • Rhymes: -ɒnz

Noun

pons (plural pontes)

  1. (anatomy) A bridge-like tissue connecting two parts of an organ.
  2. (neuroanatomy) A band of nerve fibres, from the Latin term pōns Varoliī, within the brain stem.

Holonyms

  • brain stem, brainstem

Related terms

  • pontine

Translations

Anagrams

  • NPOs, Nops, OPNs, nops

Catalan

Verb

pons

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of pondre

Cornish

Noun

pons m (plural ponsow)

  1. bridge

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔns/
  • Hyphenation: pons
  • Rhymes: -ɔns

Etymology 1

Borrowed from German Punze.

Noun

pons m (plural ponsen, diminutive ponsje n)

  1. punch (tool for punching or drilling holes)
Derived terms
  • ponsen

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English punch.

Noun

pons m (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of punch.

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *pónteh₁s (path, road), from *pent- (path). Cognate with Sanskrit पथिन् (páthin), Ancient Greek πόντος (póntos), Old Armenian հուն (hun, riverbed), Old English findan (English find), and Old Church Slavonic пѫть (pǫtĭ, road).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /pons/, [põːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /pons/, [pɔns]

Noun

pōns m (genitive pontis); third declension

  1. A bridge, a construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
  2. (nautical) deck

Declension

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Derived terms

  • pōns Varoliī (bridge of Cōnstantius Varolius / Costanzo Varolio) (brain stem)
  • pōns asinōrum
  • ponticulus
  • pontifex
  • pontō

Descendants

See also

  • pontus

References

  • pons in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pons in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pons in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pons in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • pons in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pons in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 479-480

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a bridge of nerve fibres in the brain.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)