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Meon

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῆον (mêon), probably from μεῖον (meîon, lesser) for its small size.

NounEdit

meon (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) spignel, Meum athamanticum

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IrishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

meon m (genitive singular meoin, nominative plural meonta)

  1. mind, disposition; character, temperament
  2. Alternative form of mian (desire)
  3. Alternative form of méin (mind, disposition)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • meonúil (whimsical, fanciful, capricious; particular, fastidious, adjective)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

meon m (genitive singular meoin, nominative plural meoin)

  1. Alternative form of meán (middle; mean; medium; average; middle, waist; middle zone)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meon mheon not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meon

  1. (9th century) Alternative form of mon

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