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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German munih, from Medieval Latin monicus from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monāchus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).[1] Compare German Mönch, Russian монах (monax), Polish mnich.

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mnich m

  1. monk

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ mnich in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Further readingEdit

  • mnich in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • mnich in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Czech mnich, from Old High German munih, from Medieval Latin monicus, from Late Latin monāchus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

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mnich m pers (diminutive mniszek, feminine mniszka)

  1. monk

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