EnglishEdit

 
a mona monkey, Cercopithecus mona

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mona (monkey).

NounEdit

mona (plural monas)

  1. Cercopithecus mona, a West African monkey.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


BunamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

NounEdit

mona

  1. pudding boiled in clay pot

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier mamona, maimona, from Arabic مَيْمُون(maymūn, baboon, mandrill).

NounEdit

mona f (plural mones)

  1. monkey
    Synonym: mico
  2. (colloquial) ape, copycat
  3. (colloquial) drunkenness, hangover
    Synonym: embriaguesa
  4. A matching card game similar to Old Maid; also the loser and the losing card in this game.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin munda, plural of mundum (world).

NounEdit

mona f (plural mones)

  1. A round cake garnished with eggs (originally hard-boiled, now usually chocolate) eaten at Easter.

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CornishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mona m (plural monyes)

  1. money, cash, change
    Synonym: arhans

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mono +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmona]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -ona
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

AdjectiveEdit

mona (accusative singular monan, plural monaj, accusative plural monajn)

  1. (money) pecuniary, monetary

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak. Cognate with Malay minyak (oil).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/, [ˈmonə]

NounEdit

mona

  1. fat (specialized animal tissue)

VerbEdit

mona

  1. (stative) fat (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body)
  2. (stative) fertile, rich (as soil)
  3. (stative) fruitful

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “mona” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish mono, of Arabic origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɔna
  • Hyphenation: mò‧na

NounEdit

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (obsolete) monkey

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/
  • Rhymes: -ona
  • Hyphenation: mó‧na

NounEdit

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (regional, chiefly Triveneto, vulgar, figuratively) cunt, pussy

NounEdit

mona m (invariable)

  1. (regional, chiefly Triveneto, vulgar, derogatory) idiot, silly, dupe

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mona

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of mone (moon)

Murui HuitotoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Huitoto-Ocaina *móna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɔ.na]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

NounEdit

mona

  1. sky

ReferencesEdit

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[1], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 127

Old EnglishEdit

 
Full mōna of eorðan ġesewen
 
Sē mōna on fulre mōnan āsprungennesse

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *mānō, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s, probably a suffixed form of an ultimate root *meh₁- (to measure).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mōna m

  1. moon
    Lōca nū hū beorhte sē mōna tō niht sċīnþ!
    Look how bright the moon is shining tonight!
    On þæs mōnan lēohte læġ lȳtel ǣġ on lēafe.
    In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.
    • c. 994, Ælfric, On the Seasons of the Year
      mōna næfþ nān lēoht būtan of þǣre sunnan lēoman, and hē is ealra tungla niðemest.
      The moon has no light except from the sun, and it is the lowest of all the heavenly bodies.

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DescendantsEdit


Old FrisianEdit

 
Thī mōna.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *mānō, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month). Cognates include Old English mōna, Old High German māno, Old Norse máni and Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌽𐌰 (mēna).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mōna m

  1. moon

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mona n

  1. wisdom
  2. self-possession
  3. silence

PenrhynEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

VerbEdit

mona

  1. (stative) be sweet

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PileniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

NounEdit

mona

  1. pudding

Related termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

NounEdit

mona f (plural monas)

  1. a female monkey or ape
    Synonyms: macaca, símia
  2. rag doll
    Synonyms: marafona, matrafona
  3. (Rio de Janeiro, informal) woman
  4. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (Brazil, informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina/translations
  5. (informal) head
    Synonym: cabeça
  6. (informal) drunkenness
    Synonym: bebedeira
  7. the state of being upset, bothered or annoyed
    Synonyms: aborrecimento, amuamento, amuo
  8. a goat lacking one of its horns
  9. (bullfighting) armor used by the bullfighter under his shorts

SinaugoroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

NounEdit

mona

  1. fat, grease

SothoEdit

AdverbEdit

mona

  1. here; proximal demonstrative adverb.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mono (monkey). Compare English monkey.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mona f (plural monas)

  1. drunkenness, fuddle
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

mona f (plural monas, masculine mono, masculine plural monos)

  1. female equivalent of mono; female monkey
  2. copycat
  3. (Mexico, Chile) doll, puppet
  4. (Colombia) blonde woman

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mona f sg

  1. feminine singular of mono

Further readingEdit


TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

AdjectiveEdit

mona

  1. sweet

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mona

  1. genitive singular of mon