monta
monta(
mohn
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (horseback riding)
a. riding (action)
El caballerango hablaba mucho de la monta de los caballos.The groom talked a lot about riding horses.
b. mount (horse)
Este caballo es una monta fácil para un adulto.This horse is an easy mount for an adult.
c. rider (equestrian)
Aposté por el caballo que tenía la mejor monta.I bet on the horse with the best rider.
2. (breeding)
a. mating
La monta con la vaca se dio naturalmente.The mating with the cow happened naturally.
3. (sum)
a. total
La monta fue menos de lo que esperábamos.The total was less than we expected.
4. (worth)
a. value
Mi trabajo en la oficina es de poca monta.My work at the office is of little value.
b. importance
Me invitan a eventos de poca monta.I get invited to events of little importance.
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monta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suma)
a. total
2. (importancia)
a. importance
de poca/mucha montaof little/great importance
3. (en caballo)
a. ride, riding
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monta
1 (suma) total; sum
2 (en equitación) (caballo) mount; (acción) mounting
3 (apareamiento) mating; (temporada de apareamiento) mating season
4
de poca monta third-rate
un cantante/hotel de poca monta a third-rate singer/hotel; un ladrón de poca monta a small-time thief
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Phrases with "monta"
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monta a caballo
he rides a horse
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