monxe

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese monge, monje, borrowed from Old Occitan monge, from Vulgar Latin monicus, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone). Displaced Old Portuguese moogo.

Noun[edit]

monxe m (plural monxes)

  1. monk

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