Mon


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Mon

 (mōn)
n. pl. Mon or Mons
1. A member of a traditionally Buddhist people inhabiting eastern Myanmar (Burma) and adjacent parts of Thailand.
2. The Mon-Khmer language of the Mon.

mon

 (mŏn)
n. Scots
Man.

Mon

(məʊn)
npl Mon or Mons
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of Myanmar and Thailand related to the Khmer of Cambodia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Mon-Khmer family
Also called: Talaing

mon

(mɒn)

n.
Dial. man.

Mon

(moʊn)

n., pl. Mons, (esp. collectively) Mon.
1. a member of a people now living mainly in the N part of the Burmese panhandle, though historically occupying a broader area of the lower Irrawaddy and Salween rivers in lower Burma.
2. their Mon-Khmer language.

mon-

var. of mono- before a vowel: monestrous.

Mon.

1. Monday.
2. Monsignor.

mon.

1. monastery.
2. monetary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mon - the second day of the weekMon - the second day of the week; the first working day
weekday - any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)
Whitmonday, Whitsun Monday - the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland
2.mon - a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of ThailandMon - a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand
Buddhist - one who follows the teachings of Buddha
3.Mon - the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon
Mon-Khmer - a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages
Translations

Mon

abbr of MondayMo
References in classic literature ?
"And, 'fore God, you are a better man than I take you for if you can lay me on my back, mon garcon.
"Ma foi!" cried the bowman, passing his fingers through his curls, "you were not far from the feather-bed then, mon gar.
I took one look ot the islands an' yells, 'Putt your wheel hard a-starboard,' tull the mon ot the wheel.
Supposun' you was goin' tull the mainland tull a mon who luved un Belfast.
"Don't cry, mon bebe, mon bebe, mon Cheri!" the woman spoke soothingly as she covered the ground with long strides.
"Mon ami," said Lidia Ivanovna, carefully holding the folds of her silk gown so as not to rustle, and in her excitement calling Karenin not Alexey Alexandrovitch, but "mon ami," "donnez-lui la main.
"Mon ami, do you remember the two points I laid stress upon?
"Pardon me, mon ami, you were not precisely sympathique." He turned to me earnestly.
I drove home with the intention of paying that triste visite chez mon oncle
I suppose it is that when we are happy the mind reverts instinctively to those with whom formerly we shared our exaltations and depressions, and je t'eu ai trop dit, dans le bon temps, mon gros Prosper, and you always listened to me too imperturbably, with your pipe in your mouth, your waistcoat unbuttoned, for me not to feel that I can count upon your sympathy to-day.
"Well, mon cher," said the vicomte, having seated himself beside Hippolyte in the carriage, "your little princess is very nice, very nice indeed, quite French," and he kissed the tips of his fingers.
Mon Dieu , how was I to know that one day the world would come to the conclusion that he had genius?