μόνος

See also: μονός

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *mónwos, 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)).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: mono-
  • Greek: μόνος (mónos)
  • Mariupol Greek: мо́нос (mónos), мо́ну (mónu)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small).

Compare Mariupol Greek мо́нос (mónos), мо́ну (mónu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmonos/
  • Hyphenation: μό‧νος

AdjectiveEdit

μόνος (mónosm (feminine μόνη, neuter μόνο)

  1. solitary, alone
  2. unmarried
  3. solo, unaccompanied
  4. unique, singular
  5. (used with an article) only
    Ο Κώστας ήταν ο μόνος που έτρεξε να βοηθήσει.
    O Kóstas ítan o mónos pou étrexe na voïthísei.
    Kostas was the only one to run for help.

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