mnich

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German munih, from Medieval Latin monicus from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monāchus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).[1] Compare German Mönch, Russian монах (monax), Polish mnich.

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Noun[edit]

mnich m

  1. monk

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Further reading[edit]

  • mnich in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • mnich in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ mnich in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech mnich, from Old High German munih, from Medieval Latin monicus, from Late Latin monāchus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

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Noun[edit]

mnich m pers (diminutive mniszek, feminine mniszka)

  1. monk

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