See also: Mónika

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A less common spelling of Monica, used since the twentieth century.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika

  1. A female given name from Latin.
    • 2008 Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth, Knopf, →ISBN, page 94:
      Both Maya and Monika had inherited Megan's coloring, without a trace of Amit's deeply tan skin and black eyes, so that apart from their vaguely Indian names they appeared fully American.

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Monica.

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika

  1. A female given name, alternative spelling of Monica

DutchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. Uncommon spelling of Monica.

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika

  1. A female given name from Latin, equivalent to English Monica.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Monica, name of the mother of St. Augustine, of uncertain origin and meaning; suggestions include Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos, alone) and Latin moneō (I advise), but likely of Punic origin.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Monica

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics [1]

  • son of Monika: Monikuson
  • daughter of Moniku: Monikudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Monika
Accusative Moniku
Dative Moniku
Genitive Moniku

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Homophone: Monica

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Monika.

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Monica.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Monika

  1. A female given name, very popular in Germany in the 1940's and the 1950's

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Monika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of モニカ

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1877. From Latin Monica.

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [2] Population Register of Latvia: Monika was the only given name of 1639 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

LithuanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name

NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Monica.

Proper nounEdit

Monika

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [3] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 3173 females with the given name Monika (compared to 11 777 named Monica) living in Norway on January 1st 2011. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔˈɲi.ka/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ika
  • Syllabification: Mo‧ni‧ka

Proper nounEdit

Monika f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Monica.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Monika in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f (Cyrillic spelling Моника)

  1. A female given name

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Monika f (genitive Moniky, nominative plural Moniky, declension pattern of žena)

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Monika in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Monica. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1785 as Monica.

Proper nounEdit

Monika c (genitive Monikas)

  1. A female given name.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [4] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 42 497 females with the given name Monika (compared to 29 766 named Monica) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June, 2011.