mont

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See also: Mont, Mont., and mønt

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mont.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɒn/, /mɒ̃(n)/
  • (file)
  • Homophones: mon, monts

Noun[edit]

mont (plural monts)

  1. mount; mountain.

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Antillean Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French montre.

Noun[edit]

mont

  1. watch; clock

Breton[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Suppletive verb; verbal noun from Proto-Brythonic *monetu (compare Welsh mynd, Cornish mones), verbal noun of Proto-Celtic *mon-ī- (compare Middle Irish muinithir (goes around)), from Proto-Indo-European *menH- (compare Umbrian menes (will come), Lithuanian mìnti (to trample, scutch)). Indicative forms from Proto-Celtic *ageti (to drive) (compare Old Irish aigid), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (compare Latin agō). The forms in el- are from Proto-Celtic *ɸel- (to approach, drive), from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (compare Latin pellō (strike, drive), Epic Greek πίλναμαι (pílnamai, approach).

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mont

  1. (intransitive) to go

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

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mont m (plural monts)

  1. mount, mountain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mont, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

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Noun[edit]

mont m (plural monts)

  1. (Used in certain geographic names) mountain, mount, mont
  2. (In the plural) the Alps.

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

Pronunciation[edit]

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mont m (plural monts)

  1. mountain, mount

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Icelandic[edit]

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mont n (genitive singular monts, no plural)

  1. boasting, bragging
  2. conceit, arrogance

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  • monta (to boast, to brag)
  • montinn (boastful; conceited, arrogant)

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mont m (plural monts)

  1. mountain, mount

Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mons. Cognates include Italian monte and French mont.

Noun[edit]

mont m

  1. mountain

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch munt, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

Noun[edit]

mont m

  1. mouth (opening in the head)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: mond
    • Afrikaans: mond
    • Javindo: mon
    • Negerhollands: mond, mon, mun, mont
      • Virgin Islands Creole: mon, mout (dated)
    • Skepi Creole Dutch: mont
  • Limburgish: móndj

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mont

  1. Alternative form of mount

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mont, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

Noun[edit]

mont m (plural monts)

  1. (Jersey, geography) hill

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

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mont m

  1. mount

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Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns. Doublet with montaigne.

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mont m (oblique plural monz or montz, nominative singular monz or montz, nominative plural mont)

  1. mountain
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Etymology 2[edit]

See monde

Noun[edit]

mont m (oblique plural monz or montz, nominative singular monz or montz, nominative plural mont)

  1. Alternative form of monde

Old Spanish[edit]

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mont m (plural montes)

  1. Apocopic form of monte; a mountain or hill.
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 18r.
      Fue el dia ṫcero al alba dela man. ¬ vinẏerȯ truenos ¬ relȧpagos ¬ nuf grȧt ſobrel mȯt.
      It was the early morning of the third day, and there came thunder and flashes of lightning and a great cloud upon the mountain.

Piedmontese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mont m

  1. mount, mountain