monte

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See also: Monte and monté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish monte (mountain): in the sense of the card game, referring to the stack of unplayed cards.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte (countable and uncountable, plural montes)

  1. (uncountable, card games) A game in which three or four cards are dealt face-up and players bet on which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt.
  2. (countable, Latin America) A wood or forest; timberland.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mount (mountain?)

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish monte.

Noun[edit]

monte

  1. mountain

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte f (plural montes)

  1. copulation, mating season

Verb[edit]

monte

  1. inflection of monter:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mountain, mount

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French monter (rise)

Verb[edit]

monte

  1. to rise

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte (plural montes)

  1. mountain

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte

  1. mountain

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte m (plural monti)

  1. mountain, mount
  2. heap, pile
  3. pool, fund (of money); bank

Synonyms[edit]

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Noun[edit]

monte f

  1. plural of monta

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte

  1. ablative singular of mōns

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French monter

Verb[edit]

monte

  1. to climb
  2. to rise

Reference[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mount; a mountain or large hill
    Synonyms: montanha (mountain), morro (large hill)
  2. pile; heap (a mass of things placed together so as to form a mass or elevation)
    Synonyms: pilha, amontoado
  3. (usually in um monte de (a lot of)) heap; load; pile (a great amount of something)
    Eu conheco um monte de gente.I know a lot of people.
    Synonyms: amontoado, pilha, penca
  4. (inheritance law) a share of personal property given to someone as part of an inheritance, or the property as a whole; legacy
  5. (Alentejo) a rural property or group of farm buildings

Usage notes[edit]

Monte is usually used in reference to elevations smaller than montanhas (mountains). However, monte (and not montanha) is used in the full title of mountains regardless of size: Monte Everest, Monte Aconcágua.

Derived terms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

monte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of montar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of montar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of montar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of montar

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French monter

Verb[edit]

monte

  1. to climb
  2. to rise

Reference[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmonte/, [ˈmõn̪t̪e]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mountain, mount
  2. (Dominican Republic, Mexico, singular only) underbrush
  3. (Dominican Republic, Mexico, singular only) weeds
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

monte

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of montar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of montar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of montar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of montar.

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