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



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

  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.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative montanus montana montanum montanī montanae montana
genitive montanī montanae montanī montanōrum montanārum montanōrum
dative montanō montanō montanīs
accusative montanum montanam montanum montanōs montanās montana
ablative montanō montanā montanō montanīs
vocative montane montana montanum montanī montanae montana

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • monticola (mountain inhabitant, noun)



  • montanus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • montanus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • montanus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • montanus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • montanus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray