Latin -mentum in Romance

From: m_iacomi
Message: 16141
Date: 2002-10-10

In cybalist@..., alexmoeller@... wrote:

> just a simply curiosity. We talked about latin "-mentum" and
> rom "-mânnt". What about the other latin languages and this
> latin suffix in their iherited words? And sure, please do not
> forget sardic language, this should be interesting to for
> seeing the actualy "mentum" sufix in sardic..

Italian: -mento
Sardinian: -mentu (monumentu, like in pamentu)
French: -ment
Occitan: -men(t)
Catalan: -ment
Spanish: -miento
Portuguese: -mento
Rheto-romance: -maint
I won't give further dialectal forms. :-)

Marius Iacomi