mona

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English[edit]

a mona monkey, Cercopithecus mona

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mona (monkey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoʊnə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mona (plural monas)

  1. Cercopithecus mona, a West African monkey.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Bunama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. pudding boiled in clay pot

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier mamona, maimona, from Arabicمَيْمُون(maymūn, baboon, mandrill).

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mones)

  1. monkey
    Synonym: mico
  2. (colloquial) ape, copycat
  3. (colloquial) drunkenness, hangover
    Synonyms: embriaguesa, ressaca
  4. a matching card game similar to Old Maid; also the loser and the losing card in this game
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Latin munda, plural of mundum (world).

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mones)

  1. a round cake garnished with eggs (originally hard-boiled, now usually chocolate) eaten at Easter

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Cornish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona m (plural monyes)

  1. money, cash, change
    Synonym: arhans

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mono +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mona (accusative singular monan, plural monaj, accusative plural monajn)

  1. (money) pecuniary, monetary

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak. Cognate with Malay minyak (oil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/, [ˈmo.nə]

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. fat (specialized animal tissue)

Verb[edit]

mona

  1. (stative) fat (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body)
  2. (stative) fertile, rich (as soil)
  3. (stative) fruitful

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert (1986), “mona”, in Hawaiian Dictionary, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish mono, of Arabic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɔna
  • Hyphenation: mò‧na

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (obsolete) monkey

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/
  • Rhymes: -ona
  • Hyphenation: mó‧na

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (regional, chiefly Triveneto, vulgar, figurative) cunt, pussy

Noun[edit]

mona m (invariable)

  1. (regional, chiefly Triveneto, vulgar, derogatory) idiot, silly, dupe

Anagrams[edit]

Kituba[edit]

Verb[edit]

mona

  1. to see

Luba-Kasai[edit]

Verb[edit]

mona

  1. to see

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of mone (moon)

Murui Huitoto[edit]

mona
Root Classifier
mona-

Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Minica Huitoto mona and Nüpode Huitoto mona.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɔna]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. sky

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[1] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 179
  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[2], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 127

Old English[edit]

Full mōna of eorðan ġesewen
Sē mōna on fulre mōnan āsprungennesse

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *mānō, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s, probably a suffixed form of an ultimate root *meh₁- (to measure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōna m

  1. moon
    Lōca nū hū beorhte sē mōna tō niht sċīnþ!
    Look how bright the moon is shining tonight!
    On þæs mōnan lēohte læġ lȳtel ǣġ on lēafe.
    In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.
    • c. 994, Ælfric, On the Seasons of the Year
      mōna næfþ nān lēoht būtan of þǣre sunnan lēoman, and hē is ealra tungla niðemest.
      The moon has no light except from the sun, and it is the lowest of all the heavenly bodies.

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Descendants[edit]

Old Frisian[edit]

Thī mōna.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *mānō, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month). Cognates include Old English mōna, Old High German māno, Old Norse máni and Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌽𐌰 (mēna).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōna m

  1. moon

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona n

  1. wisdom
  2. self-possession
  3. silence

Penrhyn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

Verb[edit]

mona

  1. (stative) be sweet

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Pileni[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. pudding

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -õnɐ, (Portugal) -onɐ
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly borrowed from Spanish mona.

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas)

  1. female equivalent of mono
  2. rag doll
    Synonyms: marafona, matrafona
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (Brazil, informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina
  4. (informal) drunkenness
    Synonym: bebedeira
    • 1906 March 3, A Situação, Jaguarão, page 2; quoted in Jeferson Francisco Selbach, Rosemary Fritsch Brum, “Jornal A Situação 1906 a 1920”, in Ruralização e viver em fronteira: Jaguarão/RS, Porto Alegre: Animal, 2017 May 13, →ISBN, page 99:
      Hoje a 1 hora da tarde foi tambem conduzido áquelle posto o creoulo Manoel Oliveira, por estar cahido com forte «mona» na rua 15 de Novembro, na porta do estabelecimento funerário do Sr. Miguel Dellelis.
  5. the state of being upset, bothered or annoyed
    Synonyms: aborrecimento, amuamento, amuo
  6. (Brazil, informal) woman
  7. (informal) head
    Synonym: cabeça
  8. (bullfighting) armor used by the bullfighter under his shorts

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

mona

  1. feminine singular of mono

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas)

  1. a goat lacking one of its horns

Further reading[edit]

Sinaugoro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. fat, grease

Sotho[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mona

  1. here; proximal demonstrative adverb.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmona/ [ˈmo.na]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ona
  • Syllabification: mo‧na

Etymology 1[edit]

From mono (monkey). Compare English monkey.

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas)

  1. drunkenness, fuddle
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas, masculine mono, masculine plural monos)

  1. female equivalent of mono; female monkey
  2. copycat
  3. (Mexico, Chile) doll, puppet
  4. (Colombia) blonde woman
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mona f sg

  1. feminine singular of mono

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas)

  1. A type of circular cake, similar to a roscón
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mona, from Proto-Oceanic *moñak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *məñak.

Adjective[edit]

mona

  1. sweet

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References[edit]

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. genitive singular of mon