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]

Monte Louro ("Mount Louro")

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and 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; large hill
  2. wilderness
    Synonym: mato
  3. heap, pile
    Synonyms: montón, morea, rima
  4. (figuratively) a large quantity
    • 2002, J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter e a pedra filosofal, Editorial Galaxia (→ISBN), page 10:
      Mentres soportaba o habitual atoamento de tránsito da mañá, non tivo máis remedio que decatarse de que parecía haber un monte de xente vestida de forma rara.
      As he sat in the usual morning traffic jam, he couldn't help noticing that there seemed to be a lot of strangely dressed people about.

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References[edit]

  • monte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • monte” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • monte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • monte” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • monte” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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]

Related terms[edit]

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.

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Related terms[edit]

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
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

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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