μόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *men- (small). See also մանր (manr, slender, small), Ancient Greek μανός (manós, sparse, rare), as well as several Germanic contexts including Middle Low German mone, möne (West Frisian meun, Dutch meun), Old High German muniwa, munuwa, munewa (German Münne (minnow)).

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Adjective[edit]

μόνος (mónosm, μόνη f, μόνον n; first/second declension

  1. alone, forsaken, solitary
  2. only
  3. unique

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Greek[edit]

Adjective[edit]

μόνος (mónosm,  feminine: μόνη (móni), neuter: μόνο (móno)

  1. solitary, alone
  2. unmarried
  3. solo, unaccompanied
  4. unique, singular
  5. (when used with article) only
    Ο Κώστας ήταν ο μόνος που έτρεξε να βοηθήσει.
    Kostas was the only one to run for help.

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