Talk:ἡγεμονία

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Can morphological etymology be split by verbal stem and deverbative suffix please? Though -mony was formed from mostly Latin coinages, sometime (such as here or from Ἁρμονία) it seems to trace back to AGr. -μονία, so I thought it might be good to mention it at etym. of -mony. They could very well be cognates (Latin -monia/-monium < -mon which is probably an Ablaut version of PIE *-men- of very obscure semantics) --Ivan Štambuk 08:29, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

No, there is no -μονία. This almost surely traces back to ἡγεμών, however, I could not find a source which confirms this, so I didn't include it. So, it simply traces back to -ία. Atelaes 08:39, 14 February 2008 (UTC)
But ἡγεμών ‎(hēgemṓn) was formed from stem of ἡγέομαι ‎(hēgéomai) by -mon suffix, right? So +ia you get -monia... But if literature doesn't list it, then it's OK. I thought it would just be interesting to mention it. --Ivan Štambuk 08:53, 14 February 2008 (UTC)