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.
- month (period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon)
- month (period of approximately 30 days)
Declension of Monat
- Monat in Duden online