μόνος

See also: μονός

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *men- (small). See also մանր (manr, slender, small), Ancient Greek μανός (manos, sparse, rare), as well as several Germanic contexts including Middle Low German mone, möne (West Frisian meun, Dutch meun), Old High German muniwa, munuwa, munewa (German Münne (minnow)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

μόνος (monosm, μόνη f, μόνον n; first/second declension

  1. alone, forsaken, solitary
  2. only
  3. unique

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

μόνος (mónosm,  feminine: μόνη (móni), neuter: μόνο (móno)

  1. solitary, alone
  2. unmarried
  3. solo, unaccompanied
  4. unique, singular
  5. (when used with article) only
    Ο Κώστας ήταν ο μόνος που έτρεξε να βοηθήσει.
    Kostas was the only one to run for help.

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Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 05:48