munt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from umntu, Ndebele for a human being.

Noun[edit]

munt (plural munts)

  1. (Rhodesia, slang, originally military, pejorative, offensive, ethnic slur) A black person, usually a man.
    • 2006, Geoffrey Nyarota, Against the Grain: Memoirs of a Zimbabwean Newsman, Zebra Press, page 63:
      Munt was a derogatory term used by the [Rhodesian] security forces to refer to blacks. I suspect its origin was the word umntu, Ndebele for a person or human being

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mōns

Noun[edit]

munt m (plural munts)

  1. A heap

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with English money

Noun[edit]

munt f, m (plural munten, diminutive muntje n)

  1. A coin
  2. A monetary currency
  3. The flipside tails
  4. a mint (institution)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin mentha (the plant mint)

Noun[edit]

munt f, m (plural munten, diminutive muntje n)

  1. The herb mint, of genus Mentha
  2. (mainly the diminutive form muntje, except in compound words) A confection flavored with mint
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

munt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of munten
  2. imperative of munten

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman munter (to mount)

Verb[edit]

munt

  1. to mount

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mōns

Noun[edit]

munt m

  1. A hill, mound
  2. A mount or mountain

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mōns

Noun[edit]

munt m (oblique plural munz, nominative singular munz, nominative plural munt)

  1. A mountain