See also: Mones, 'mones, and mõnes

English edit

Noun edit

mones pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative form of 'mones (hormones)
    • 1997 October 27, PT Holmes, quoting Andrea Bennett, in electrolysis -- helpful hints?, alt.transgendered, Usenet:
      Not a good idea if you're on hormones. Alcohol and mones don't mix.
    • 1999 June 23, Stephe, “These newsgroups”, in (Usenet):
      I hope you don't get pissed at me as I value our friendship but never understood why mones and srs are SO different.. Can you explain?
    • 2000 May 3, Dayne Lee, “Silicone injections”, in (Usenet):
      If you've only been on mones for a little while, you'll just have to be patient and wait to see what nature does for you.

Anagrams edit

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

moni (many) +‎ -s (-th)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmones/, [ˈmo̞ne̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -ones
  • Syllabification(key): mo‧nes

Pronoun edit


  1. which, what (in order)
    Kuinka mones oli hänen sijoituksensa?
    What was his ranking?

Usage notes edit

  • Often used as monesko (equivalent to kuinka mones) to ask about something's position in an ordered ranking.

Declension edit

Inflection of mones (Kotus type 45*J/kahdeksas, nt-nn gradation)
nominative mones monennet
genitive monennen monensien
partitive monetta monensia
illative monenteen monensiin
singular plural
nominative mones monennet
accusative nom. mones monennet
gen. monennen
genitive monennen monensien
partitive monetta monensia
inessive monennessa monensissa
elative monennesta monensista
illative monenteen monensiin
adessive monennella monensilla
ablative monennelta monensilta
allative monennelle monensille
essive monentena monensina
translative monenneksi monensiksi
abessive monennetta monensitta
instructive monensin
comitative monensine

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Ingrian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From mone- (many) +‎ -s. Akin to Finnish mones.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit


  1. which? (in order)
Declension edit
Declension of mones (type 2/patsas, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative mones monneet
genitive monneen monnein
partitive monesta, monest monneita, moneja
illative monneesse monneisse
inessive monnees monneis
elative monneest monneist
allative monneelle monneille
adessive monneel monneil
ablative monneelt monneilt
translative monneeks monneiks
essive monneenna, monneen monneinna, monnein
exessive1) monneent monneint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit


  1. inessive singular of moni

References edit

  • N. A. Dyachkov (2021) Русско-Ижорский разговорник [Russian-Ingrian phrasebook]‎[2], page 16

Latin edit

Verb edit


  1. second-person singular present active indicative of moneō