montagna etymology

Italian word montagna comes from Proto-Indo-European *memóne (To remember. To think, to be mindful.), Proto-Indo-European *mony-, Arabic جَبَل

Detailed word origin of montagna

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*memóne Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To remember. To think, to be mindful.
*mony- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) withers, crest, mane
جَبَل Arabic (ara)
*monti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
montis Latin (lat)
montanus Latin (lat) Dwelling in the mountains, mountaineer. Mountainous. Of or pertaining to a mountain, especially—. Situated among, or built in, the mountains.
*montanius, montaneus Latin (lat)
*montania Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
montagna Italian (ita) Blizzard (figuratively) (large amount of paperwork). Mountain.