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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mōnōt, mānōt, from Old High German mānōd, from Proto-Germanic *mēnōþs, from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month). See also Mond. Compare Old Saxon mānoth, Dutch maand, English month, Danish måned.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːnat/, [ˈmoːnatʰ]
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NounEdit

Monat m (genitive Monats or Monates, plural Monate)

  1. month (period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon)
  2. month (period of approximately 30 days)

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