meon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῆον (mêon), probably from μεῖον (meîon, lesser) for its small size.

Noun[edit]

meon (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) spignel, Meum athamanticum

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

meon m (genitive singular meoin, nominative plural meonta)

  1. mind, disposition; character, temperament
  2. Alternative form of mian (desire)
  3. Alternative form of méin (mind, disposition)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • meonúil (whimsical, fanciful, capricious; particular, fastidious, adjective)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

meon m (genitive singular meoin, nominative plural meoin)

  1. Alternative form of meán (middle; mean; medium; average; middle, waist; middle zone)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meon mheon not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Adjective[edit]

meon

  1. (9th century) Alternative form of mon

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