Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Late Latin montāniōsus, an adjective based on montānia, from Latin montem (mountain). By surface analysis, montaña +‎ -oso.

Adjective edit

montañoso (feminine montañosa, masculine plural montañosos, feminine plural montañosas)

  1. mountainous

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Late Latin montāniōsus, an adjective based on montānia, from Latin montem (mountain). By surface analysis, montaña +‎ -oso. Cognate with English mountainous.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /montaˈɲoso/ [mõn̪.t̪aˈɲo.so]
  • Rhymes: -oso
  • Syllabification: mon‧ta‧ño‧so

Adjective edit

montañoso (feminine montañosa, masculine plural montañosos, feminine plural montañosas)

  1. mountainous

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