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See also: Monte and monté

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish monte (mountain), referring to the stack of unplayed cards.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte

  1. (card games) a game in which 3 or 4 cards are dealt face-up and players bet which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt
  2. (Latin America) A wood or forest; timberland.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin montem, accusative of mōns.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mount (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

EtymologyEdit

From 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

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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

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NounEdit

monte f

  1. plural of monta

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

monte

  1. ablative singular of mōns

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

monte m (plural montes)

  1. mountain, mount
  2. (by extension, idiomatic) much, many, a lot / lots of
    Eu conheco um monte de gente.I know a lot of people.

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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

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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
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Etymology 2Edit

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.