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μονή, ἡ, (μένω) abiding, tarrying, E.Tr.1129, HF957, Ar.Av.418 (lyr.), X.An.5.1.5, etc.; opp. ἔξοδος, Hdt.1.94; opp. φορά, Pl.Cra. 437b; opp. κίνησις, Arist.Ph.205a17; τὴν μονὴν ποιεῖσθαι make delay, tarry, Th.1.131; μὴ λαμβάνειν μονὴν μηδὲ στάσιν Plb.4.41.4; μ. τις καὶ στάσις τῆς φωνῆς Aristox.Harm.p.12 M.: pl., Arist.Ph.230a20; κινήσεις ἢ μοναί Id.de An.408b18; μονὰς ποιεῖσθαι Str.1.3.12; persistence, continuance, τοῦ αἰσθήματος Arist.APo.99b36.

2. permanence, τῆς γῆς Epicur.Nat.11.10, cf. Dam.Pr.36.

3. Gramm., preservation, τοῦ ν̄ A.D.Pron.50.25.

II. stopping-place, station, Paus.10.31.7; apartment, Ev.Jo.14.2,23; quarters, billets, OGI527.5 (Hierapolis).

2. monastery, Just.Nov.133.1, etc.

III. appearance in a court of law, PHib.93.2, 111.31 (iii B. C.).