monter

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *montāre, present active infinitive of *monto, from the Latin noun mōns, montem (mountain).

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Verb[edit]

monter

  1. to go up, to climb (go to a higher position)
  2. to ascend, go higher, go uphill, go upstairs
  3. to get on, get in (a vehicle)
  4. to rise (get to a higher figurative position (socially, or in a league/division etc.))
  5. to stage, put on (a show)
  6. to ride (a horse)
  7. to mount (a horse)
  8. to bring up, take up, put up, get up (lift or carry something to a higher position)
    J'ai monté les valises
    I brought up the cases.
  9. to turn up, put up (increase the volume etc.)
  10. to raise (increase the level, price etc.)
  11. to put up (a tent)
  12. to string (an instrument)

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This verb can take two auxiiary verbs to form the perfect tense: The auxilary verb être is used to form the perfect tense of monter in the sense "go up, climb, ascend", whereas avoir is used for the senses "put on, stage, ride, bring up"

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French monter, from Vulgar Latin *montāre, from the Latin noun mōns, montem (mountain).

Verb[edit]

monter

  1. to go up

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monter

  1. lively, awake
  2. merry, gay

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Adverb[edit]

monter

  1. merrily

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *montāre, present active infinitive of *monto, from the Latin noun mōns, montem (mountain).

Verb[edit]

monter

  1. to go up
  2. to mount (a horse, etc.)

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *montāre, present active infinitive of *monto, from the Latin noun mōns, montem (mountain).

Verb[edit]

monter

  1. to go up
  2. to mount (a horse, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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