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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *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)).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mó.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmo.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmo.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmo.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmo.nos/
  • AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (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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