See also: münt

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /mʌnt/
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Etymology 1Edit

Probably derived from Northern Ndebele umuntu, with stress on the first syllable, which is uncommon for Nguni languages.

NounEdit

munt (plural munts)

  1. (Rhodesia, slang, originally military, derogatory, offensive, ethnic slur) A black person, usually a man.
    • 2006, Geoffrey Nyarota, Against the Grain: Memoirs of a Zimbabwean Newsman, Zebra Press, page 63:
      Munt was a derogatory term used by the [Rhodesian] security forces to refer to blacks.

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

munt (third-person singular simple present munts, present participle munting, simple past and past participle munted)

  1. (Australia, slang) To vomit (usually while drunk).

Etymology 3Edit

Blend of man +‎ cunt

NounEdit

munt (plural munts)

  1. (slang) mangina

AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

munt (plural munte, diminutive muntjie)

  1. coin
  2. mint

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mōns, mōntem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

munt m (plural munts)

  1. A heap

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch munte, from Old Dutch munita, from late Proto-West Germanic *munit, from Latin monēta.

NounEdit

munt f (plural munten, diminutive muntje n)

  1. coin
    Synonym: muntstuk
  2. currency
    Synonym: munteenheid
  3. tails (side of a coin)
    Antonyms: kop, kruis
  4. mint (institution)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch mente, minte, from Latin mentha.

NounEdit

munt f (plural munten, diminutive muntje n)

  1. mint (plant), of genus Mentha
  2. (chiefly diminutive) confection flavored with mint
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

munt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of munten
  2. imperative of munten

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English munt and Anglo-Norman mount, both from Latin mōns.

NounEdit

munt

  1. Alternative form of mount

Etymology 2Edit

From Anglo-Norman mounter, munter (to mount).

VerbEdit

munt

  1. Alternative form of mounten

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

munt

  1. Alternative form of mynt (strike)

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

NounEdit

munt m

  1. mouth

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: mont
    • Dutch: mond
      • Afrikaans: mond
    • Limburgish: móndj

Further readingEdit

  • munt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mōns, montem

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

munt m

  1. a hill, mound
  2. a mount or mountain

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mōns.

NounEdit

munt m (oblique plural munz or muntz, nominative singular munz or muntz, nominative plural munt)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of mont (mountain)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin mundus.

NounEdit

munt m (oblique plural munz or muntz, nominative singular munz or muntz, nominative plural munt)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of monde (world)