μοναστήριον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivization of the adjective μοναστήριος (monastḗrios), from μονάζω (monázō, to be alone), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

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Noun[edit]

μοναστήριον (monastḗrionn (genitive μοναστηρίου); second declension

  1. solitary dwelling, hermit's cell
    • Philo Mechanicus 2.475
  2. monastery
    • Inscriptiones Graecae 8729 al.

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