montante

See also: Montante

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish montante or a cognate in another language.

NounEdit

montante (plural montantes)

  1. A type of longsword used in the 16th and 17th centuries.
    • 2020, Kat Ross, Balthazar's Bane, Kat Ross, →ISBN:
      "Choose a zweihander if you prefer." He seemed about to reach for one of the German blades, then let his hand fall. "The montante has a certain flair. I think the old Iberian masters would approve." He met her eye, the silence growing ...

FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

montante

  1. feminine singular of montant

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /monˈtan.te/
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Hyphenation: mon‧tàn‧te

ParticipleEdit

montante (plural montanti)

  1. present participle of montare

AdjectiveEdit

montante (plural montanti)

  1. (also figuratively) rising, mounting

NounEdit

montante m (plural montanti)

  1. rod, pillar, etc. used to reinforce a structure, etc.
    Synonyms: sostegno verticale, asta, pilastro
    1. jamb (of a door)
      Synonym: stipite
    2. upright, mullion (of a window)
    3. (soccer) goalpost
      Synonym: palo
    4. (aeronautics) strut
  2. uppercut (boxing)
  3. riser (vertical utility pipe)
  4. lapel
    Synonym: risvolto
  5. (economics) future value
  6. (fencing) Zornhau
  7. (historical, fencing) a type of longsword used by fencers in Spain between the 16th and 17th centuries

NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

montante

  1. feminine singular of montant

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From montar (to mount) +‎ -ante.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

montante f (plural montantes)

  1. high tide
    Synonyms: preia-mar, maré alta
  2. upstream
    Antonym: jusante

NounEdit

montante m (plural montantes)

  1. (archaic) a two-handed sword
  2. quantity, amount, sum

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From montar (to mount) +‎ -ante.

NounEdit

montante m (plural montantes)

  1. a two-handed sword
  2. total (original amount of money plus interest)
  3. window over the door to a room; fanlight
  4. (nautical) pieces that form the outline of the stern

NounEdit

montante f (plural montantes)

  1. wall stud

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