See also: μονός

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Greek *monwo- from Proto-Indo-European *mey- ‎(small). See also Armenian մանր ‎(manr, slender, small), Ancient Greek μανός ‎(manós, 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)).

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AdjectiveEdit

μόνος ‎(mónosm ‎(feminine μόνη, neuter μόνον); first/second declension

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

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μόνος ‎(mónos), from Proto-Indo-European *men- ‎(small).

AdjectiveEdit

μόνος ‎(mónosm ‎(feminine μόνη, neuter μόνο)

  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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