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EnglishEdit

 
a mona monkey, Cercopithecus mona

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mona (monkey)

NounEdit

mona (plural monas)

  1. Cercopithecus mona, a West African monkey.

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CornishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mona m (plural monyes)

  1. money, cash, change

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ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish mono, of Arabic origin.

NounEdit

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (obsolete) monkey

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain.

NounEdit

mona f (plural mone)

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

mona m (invariable)

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

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mona

  1. (chiefly early) Alternative form of mone (moon)

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Frisian *mą̄nā [ˈmɑ̃ː.nɑː], from North Sea Germanic *mą̄nō [ˈmɑ̃ː.noː], from West Germanic *mānō [ˈmɑː.noː], from Northwest Germanic *mānô [mɑː.noːː], from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s, probably a suffixed form of an ultimate root *meh₁- (to measure). Cognate with Old Frisian mōna (West Frisian moanne), Old Saxon māno (Low German Maan), Old Dutch māno (Dutch maan), Old High German māno (German Mond), Old Norse máni (Swedish måne), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌽𐌰 (mēna).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mōna m (nominative plural mōnan)

  1. moon
    Lōca nū hū beorhte se mōna tō-niht sċīnþ!
    Look how bright the moon is shining tonight!
    Se mōna is feorða dǣl þǣre Eorðan miċelnesse and manigum sīðum lǣssa þanne sēo sunne.
    The moon is one fourth the size of Earth and many times smaller than the sun.
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, On the Seasons of the Year
      Se 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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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

mōna m

  1. the moon

DescendantsEdit


PaliEdit

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NounEdit

mona n

  1. wisdom
  2. self-possession
  3. silence

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

NounEdit

mona f (plural monas)

  1. a female monkey or ape
    Synonyms: macaca, símia
  2. (vulgar) drunkenness
    Synonym: bebedeira
  3. rag doll
    Synonyms: marafona, matrafona
  4. the state of being upset, bothered or annoyed
    Synonyms: aborrecimento, amuamento, amuo
  5. (informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)
    For synonyms, see here.
  6. a goat lacking one of its horns
  7. (bullfighting) armor used by the bullfighter under his shorts

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mono (monkey). Compare English monkey.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mona f (plural monas)

  1. drunkenness, fuddle

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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

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mona f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective mono.

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mona

  1. genitive singular of mon