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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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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