mounten

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman mounter, munter (to mount), from Vulgar Latin *montō; equivalent to mount +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuːntən/, /ˈmuntən/

Verb[edit]

mounten

  1. To go, travel or rise upwards; to begin ascension.
  2. To climb atop a mount; to bestride or begin to ride.
  3. (rare) To raise or elevate; to lift up or advocate
  4. (rare) To thrive; to grow or become greater in number.
  5. (rare, Late Middle English) To amount to; to be of a certain value.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: mount
  • Scots: munt

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