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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mōns (mountain).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mons

Plural
montes

mons (montes)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) One of the fleshy areas at the base of the fingers; a mount.
  2. The pubic mound, or mons pubis.
  3. (astronomy, geology) Used by planetary geologists to refer to mountains or extinct volcanoes on planets and moons. Examples of both uses are Olympus Mons (Mars), and 'Maxwell Montes (Venus).

Latin

Noun

mōns (genitive montis); m, third declension

  1. mountain

Inflection

Third declension, variation of i-stem base with two consonants (3:B2C).

Number Singular Plural
nominative mōns montēs
genitive montis montium
dative montī montibus
accusative montem montēs 1
ablative monte montibus
vocative mōns montēs
1 May also be montīs.

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