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EtymologyEdit

From Latin.

NounEdit

monile m (plural monili)

  1. necklace
  2. jewel

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *mony- (crest, mane). Compare Proto-Germanic *manją (necklace).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monīle n (genitive monīlis); third declension

  1. necklace, collar
  2. (chiefly in the plural) jewel(s)

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative monīle monīlia
Genitive monīlis monīlium
Dative monīlī monīlibus
Accusative monīle monīlia
Ablative monīlī monīlibus
Vocative monīle monīlia

ReferencesEdit

  • monile in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • monile in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • monile in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • monile in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • monile in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin