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NounEdit

munter (plural munters)

  1. (Britain, slang, derogatory) An ugly person.
    I'm never going to date her; she's a right munter.
  2. (New Zealand, Australia, slang) A person often impaired by alcohol or recreational drugs.
    He's a real munter; he was really munted at the party.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German munter (merry, awake).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔntər/, [ˈmɔnˀd̥ɐ]

AdjectiveEdit

munter

  1. merry, cheerful

InflectionEdit

Inflection of munter
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular munter muntrere muntrest2
Neuter singular muntert muntrere muntrest2
Plural muntre muntrere muntrest2
Definite attributive1 muntre muntrere muntreste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German munter, from Old High German muntar, from Proto-Germanic *mundraz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

munter (comparative munterer, superlative am muntersten)

  1. merry, awake, brisk, cheery.

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HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

munter

  1. cheerful, happy, merry

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German munter

AdjectiveEdit

munter (neuter singular muntert, definite singular and plural muntre, comparative muntrere, indefinite superlative muntrest, definite superlative muntreste)

  1. cheerful

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German munter

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

munter (neuter singular muntert, definite singular and plural muntre, comparative muntrare, indefinite superlative muntrast, definite superlative muntraste)

  1. cheerful

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

munter

  1. Alternative form of monter

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German munter; Dutch monter.

AdjectiveEdit

munter

  1. awake; sharp; alert
  2. lively; sprightly

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

munter

  1. merry; jolly; happy

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Mutter (mother; nut.)

NounEdit

munter f (definite singular muntra, plural munter, definite plural muntren)

  1. a nut (for bolts)

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