mony

[ mon-ee ]
/ ˈmɒn i /

adjective, noun Scot. and North England.

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

< Latin -mōnium (denominal), -mōnia (usually deadjectival), presumably orig. derivatives with -ium -ium, -ia -ia of -mōn-, an adj. or noun suffix, cognate with Greek -mōn (see hegemony); cf. alimony
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mony

/ (ˈmɒnɪ) /

determiner

a Scottish word for many
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