monaþ

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See also: monath and monað

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *mānōþ, from Proto-Germanic *mēnōþs.

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Noun[edit]

mōnaþ m

  1. month
    Ūre ċild is būtan eahta mōnaþa eald.
    Our baby is only eight months old.
    Iċ forġeat þæt iċ hīe lætestne mōnaþ ġemētte.
    I forgot that I met her last month.
    Seofon mōnaþum lator iċ wæs of cwearterne.
    Seven months later, I was out of jail.
    Cum þū eft on six mōnaþum ġif þū þā ġīet leofast.
    Come back in six months if you're still alive by then.
  2. (in compounds) moon, lunar
    mōnaþfylenthe full moon, time of the full-moon
    mōnaþsēocneslunacy (literally, “moon sickness”)
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  • Middle English: moneth, month, monþ, moneþ, monæþ
    • English: month
    • Scots: moneth

Etymology 2[edit]

See manian.

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Verb[edit]

monaþ

  1. Alternative form of manaþ; third-person singular present indicative of manian