As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [from the Fr.], vaunting, boastfulness: montinn, adj. ‘mounting,’ vaunting: monta, að, to vaunt, freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.