Mona

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See also: mona, móna, mòna, moña, Móňa, mǫnă, mona-, and -mona

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Mona f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Portulacaceae.

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Further reading[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.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Mona: Monuson
  • daughter of Mona: Monudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Mona
Accusative Monu
Dative Monu
Genitive Monu

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmoːnaː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mo‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Mona

  1. A female given name.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Μόνα (Móna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona f (genitive Monae); first declension

  1. The island of Anglesey

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Mona
genitive Monae
dative Monae
accusative Monam
ablative Monā
vocative Mona

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Mona” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Mona in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona f

  1. Mona (ancient name of Anglesey)

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mona c (genitive Monas)

  1. A female given name.

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