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From mōns (mountain) + -ānus (of, pertaining to, suffix forming an adjective).



montānus (feminine montāna, neuter montānum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of or pertaining to a mountain, especially—
    1. situated among, or built in, the mountains
    2. dwelling in the mountains, mountaineer
    3. mountainous


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative montānus montāna montānum montānī montānae montāna
Genitive montānī montānae montānī montānōrum montānārum montānōrum
Dative montānō montānō montānīs
Accusative montānum montānam montānum montānōs montānās montāna
Ablative montānō montānā montānō montānīs
Vocative montāne montāna montānum montānī montānae montāna

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  • Catalan: montà
  • English: montane
  • Italian: montano
  • Portuguese: montano
  • Romanian: montan
  • Sicilian: muntanu
  • Spanish: montano


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