mony

[ mon-ee ]
/ ˈmɒn i /

adjective, noun Scot. and North England.

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Definition for mony (2 of 2)

-mony

a suffix found on abstract nouns borrowed from Latin, usually denoting a status, role, or function (matrimony; testimony), or a personal quality or kind of behavior (acrimony; sanctimony).

Origin of -mony

From Latin -mōnium (neuter), -mōnia (feminine), presumably originally derivatives with -ium, -ia of -mōn-, an adjective or noun suffix, cognate with Greek -mōn; see origin at -ium, -ia; see hegemony); cf. alimony
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British Dictionary definitions for mony

mony
/ (ˈmɒnɪ) /

determiner

a Scottish word for many
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