mona

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English[edit]

a mona monkey, Cercopithecus mona

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mona (monkey)

Noun[edit]

mona (plural monas)

  1. Cercopithecus mona, a West African monkey.

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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 Arabic مَيْمُون(maymūn, baboon, mandrill).

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mones)

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

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

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mono +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmona/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na
  • Rhymes: -ona

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/, [ˈmonə]

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. fat (specialized animal tissue)

Adjective[edit]

mona

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “mona” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish mono, of Arabic origin.

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mone)

  1. (obsolete) monkey

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural mone)

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

Noun[edit]

mona m (invariable)

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

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona

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

Murui Huitoto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Huitoto-Ocaina *móna.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. sky

References[edit]

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[1], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 127

Old English[edit]

Full mōna of eorðan ġesewen
Sē mōna on fulre mōnan āsprungennesse

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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.
    • late 10th century, 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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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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.na/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧na

Noun[edit]

mona f (plural monas)

  1. a female monkey or ape
    Synonyms: macaca, símia
  2. (Rio de Janeiro, informal) woman
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (Brazil, informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina/translations
  4. rag doll
    Synonyms: marafona, matrafona
  5. (vulgar) drunkenness
    Synonym: bebedeira
  6. the state of being upset, bothered or annoyed
    Synonyms: aborrecimento, amuamento, amuo
  7. a goat lacking one of its horns
  8. (bullfighting) armor used by the bullfighter under his shorts

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]

Etymology[edit]

From mono (monkey). Compare English monkey.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mona f sg

  1. feminine singular of mono

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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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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mona

  1. genitive singular of mon