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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish monte (mountain): in the sense of the card game, referring to the stack of unplayed cards.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte (countable and uncountable, plural montes)

  1. (uncountable, card games) A game in which three or four cards are dealt face-up and players bet on which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt.
  2. (countable, Latin America) A wood or forest; timberland.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mount (mountain?)

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish monte.

NounEdit

monte

  1. mountain

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte f (plural montes)

  1. copulation, mating season

VerbEdit

monte

  1. inflection of monter:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

 
Monte Louro ("Mount Louro")

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese monte, mõte, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns; from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mountain, mount; large hill
  2. wilderness
    Synonym: mato
  3. heap, pile
    Synonyms: montón, morea, rima
  4. (figuratively) a large quantity
    • 2002, J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter e a pedra filosofal, Editorial Galaxia (→ISBN), page 10:
      Mentres soportaba o habitual atoamento de tránsito da mañá, non tivo máis remedio que decatarse de que parecía haber un monte de xente vestida de forma rara.
      As he sat in the usual morning traffic jam, he couldn't help noticing that there seemed to be a lot of strangely dressed people about.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • monte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • monte” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • monte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • monte” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • monte” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French monter (rise)

VerbEdit

monte

  1. to rise

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

monte (plural montes)

  1. mountain

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

monte

  1. mountain

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte m (plural monti)

  1. mountain, mount
  2. heap, pile
  3. pool, fund (of money); bank

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

monte f

  1. plural of monta

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

monte

  1. ablative singular of mōns

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French monter

VerbEdit

monte

  1. to climb
  2. to rise

ReferenceEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese monte, from Latin montem, accusative of mōns, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mount; a mountain or large hill
    Synonyms: montanha (mountain), morro (large hill)
  2. pile; heap (a mass of things placed together so as to form a mass or elevation)
    Synonyms: pilha, amontoado
  3. (usually in um monte de (a lot of)) heap; load; pile (a great amount of something)
    Eu conheco um monte de gente.I know a lot of people.
    Synonyms: amontoado, pilha, penca
  4. (inheritance law) a share of personal property given to someone as part of an inheritance, or the property as a whole; legacy
  5. (Alentejo) a rural property or group of farm buildings

Usage notesEdit

Monte is usually used in reference to elevations smaller than montanhas (mountains). However, monte (and not montanha) is used in the full title of mountains regardless of size: Monte Everest, Monte Aconcágua.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

monte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of montar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of montar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of montar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of montar

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French monter

VerbEdit

monte

  1. to climb
  2. to rise

ReferenceEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmonte/, [ˈmõn̪t̪e]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mountain).

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mountain, mount
  2. (Dominican Republic, Mexico, singular only) underbrush
  3. (Dominican Republic, Mexico, singular only) weeds
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

monte

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of montar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of montar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of montar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of montar.

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