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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/, /ˈmoːˌnaːt/
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NounEdit

Monat m (genitive Monats or Monates, plural Monate)

  1. month (division of a year, usually one twelfth ≈ 30 days)
    bis zum Ende des Monatsuntil the end of the month
  2. month (any period of such length)
    schon seit einem Monatfor a month already
  3. month (period between two new moons)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Esperanto: monato
    • Ido: monato
  • Yiddish: מאָנאַט(monat)

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