monxe

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese monge, monje, a borrowing from Old Provençal 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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