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Headword: *monouxi/a
Adler number: mu,1239
Translated headword: singularity
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the single life, without marriages.
Greek Original:
*monouxi/a: o( mo/nos bi/os, xwri\s ga/mwn.
From mo/nos and e)/xw.
Same entry in Photius mu526 Theodoridis (but for the fact that 'marriage' is singular there). Otherwise the word is attested only in Theodore of Mopsuestia, Fragments on Matthew 67 (on Matthew 11.28-30) where it seems to refer to some kind of sinful behavior. (Contrast, if so, mu 1219.)
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 August 2009@16:02:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 3 August 2009@03:58:23.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 27 May 2013@04:33:15.


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