-monia

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See also: monia and Monia

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of -mōnium

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mōnia f (genitive -mōniae); first declension

  1. Forms abstract nouns from adjectives and possibly other roots.
    sanctus (holy)sanctimōnia (virtuousness)
    ācer (sour; harsh)acrimōnia (pungency; austerity)
    parcus (sparing, slight)parcimōnia, parsimōnia (thrift)

Usage notes[edit]

  • harmonia is a borrowing from Greek and does not derive from this stem. Note the o in harmonia derives from omicron and is short.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -mōnia -mōniae
Genitive -mōniae -mōniārum
Dative -mōniae -mōniīs
Accusative -mōniam -mōniās
Ablative -mōniā -mōniīs
Vocative -mōnia -mōniae

Derived terms[edit]