Mona

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: mona

Translingual[edit]

Camera icon.svg This entry needs a photograph or drawing for illustration. Please try to find a suitable image on Wikimedia Commons or upload one there yourself!

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.

Proper noun[edit]

Mona f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Portulacaceae.

Hyponyms[edit]

External links[edit]


English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglicized form Gaelic Muadhnait, from muadh "noble". In northern Europe, where the name is much more popular, Mona is interpreted as a diminutive of Monika or, rarely, of Ramona, and sometimes associated with the title of da Vinci's painting Mona ( =madonna) Lisa.

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.
  2. The third-largest island of the Puerto Rico archipelago.
  3. A city in Utah.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

20th century short form of Monica or rarely Ramona, sometimes also borrowed from the English Mona.

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 12 582 females with the given name Mona living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]