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mony

[mon-ee] /ˈmɒn i/
adjective, noun, Scot. and North England
1.
many.

-mony

1.
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
1.
a Scottish word for many
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