Mons etymology


Latin word mons comes from Proto-Indo-European *mnā-

Etymology of mons

Detailed word origin of mons

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*mnā- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to think
mons Latin (lat) (metonymically) (of that which is obtained from the mountains) marble, marble column. (metonymically) mountain beasts, wild beasts (Late Latin, poetically). (metonymically) mountain rock, rock (in general) (poetically). (metonymically) towering mass, heap, great quantity. Mountain, mount.

Words with the same origin as mons

Descendants of *mnā-

manet memoria mente