μοναχός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μόνος (mónos, alone).

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Adjective[edit]

μονᾰχός (monakhósm (feminine μονᾰχή, neuter μονᾰχόν); first/second declension

  1. solitary, single

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Noun[edit]

μονᾰχός (monakhósm (genitive μονᾰχοῦ); second declension

  1. monk, monastic

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Descendants[edit]

  • Coptic: ⲙⲟⲛⲁⲭⲟⲥ (monakhos)
  • Latin: monachus (which see for more descendants)

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

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Noun[edit]

μοναχός (monachósm (plural μοναχοί, feminine μοναχή)

  1. (religion) monk, friar

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