Mona
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Mona
See also: Mona, móna, mòna, möna, moña, Mó?a, m?n?, mona-, -mona, and møna

English

a mona monkey, Cercopithecus mona

Etymology

From Spanish mona ("monkey")

Noun

mona (plural monas)

  1. Cercopithecus mona, a West African monkey.

Further reading

Anagrams


Bunama

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Noun

mona

  1. pudding boiled in clay pot

Related terms


Cornish

Pronunciation

Noun

mona m (plural monyes)

  1. money, cash, change

Synonyms


Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Pronunciation

Noun

mona

  1. fat (specialized animal tissue)

Adjective

mona

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

Derived terms

References

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

Italian

Etymology 1

From Spanish mono, of Arabic origin.

Noun

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (obsolete) monkey

Etymology 2

Uncertain.

Noun

mona f (plural mone)

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

Noun

mona m (invariable)

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

Middle English

Noun

mona

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

References


Murui Huitoto

Etymology

From Proto-Huitoto-Ocaina *móna.

Pronunciation

Noun

mona

  1. sky

References

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

Old English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *m?n?, from Proto-Germanic *m?nô, from Proto-Indo-European *m?h?n?s, probably a suffixed form of an ultimate root *meh?- ("to measure").

Pronunciation

Noun

m?na m (nominative plural m?nan)

  1. moon
    L?ca n? h? beorhte s? m?na t?-niht snþ!
    Look how bright the moon is shining tonight!
    On þæs m?nan l?ohte læ? l?tel on l?afe.
    In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, On the Seasons of the Year
      S? m?na næfþ n?n l?oht b?tan of þ?re sunnan l?oman, and h? is ealra tungla niðemest.
      The moon has no light except from the sun, and it is the lowest of all the heavenly bodies.

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants


Old Frisian

Th? m?na.

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *m?n?, from Proto-Germanic *m?nô, from Proto-Indo-European *m?h?n?s ("moon, month"). Cognates include Old English m?na, Old High German m?no, Old Norse máni and Gothic ? (m?na).

Pronunciation

Noun

m?na m

  1. moon

Descendants

References

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

Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

mona n

  1. wisdom
  2. self-possession
  3. silence

Penrhyn

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Verb

mona

  1. (stative) be sweet

Related terms


Pileni

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Noun

mona

  1. pudding

Related terms


Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'mo.na/
  • Hyphenation: mo?na

Noun

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

Sinaugoro

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Noun

mona

  1. fat, grease

Spanish

Etymology

From mono ("monkey"). Compare English monkey.

Pronunciation

Noun

mona f (plural monas)

  1. drunkenness, fuddle
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

Derived terms

Noun

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 terms

Descendants

Adjective

mona f sg

  1. feminine singular of mono

Further reading


Tahitian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *m?ñak.

Adjective

mona

  1. sweet

Related terms

References


Volapük

Noun

mona

  1. genitive singular of mon

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