English to Greek Meaning :: monk

Monk :
καλόγερος
καλόγερος, καλόγηρος - καλόγεροςκαλόγεροςκαλογηρικόςμοναχοί
 
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Noun(1) a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work(2) United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982

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(1) He spent two years as a monk in Germany and then became secretary to a French bishop.(2) to live like a monk(3) As a teenager, he was set on becoming a Franciscan monk until he took high school acting lessons.(4) He declared that it was his last mathematics book, and entered the Benedictine Order as a monk .(5) He wanted to be a monk , not a busy town parson continually beset by unreasonable people.(6) He then requests the ten basic vows of a novice monk and repeats each as it is recited to him.(7) He was the first Westerner to be ordained as a monk by the Dalai Lama and now teaches at Columbia University.(8) Benedictine monk(9) He was on his way to visit his brother Raimond, who was a monk in the Dominican monastery there.(10) All the community of Evesham was there, every monk and lay brother eager to greet their donors.(11) Libertarian ideas, he thought, were like a delicate candle flame ever threatening to gutter; they could only be tended to monkishly by a tiny and obscure remnant.(12) Paul aims to write the P.C. version of his life, an untrue confession that squares his late-in-life monkishness with his youthful travels as a young squire.(13) They were originally built for a community of monks from Val des Choux in Burgundy.(14) He still works long hours and lives monkishly up near the Housatonic River in Connecticut.(15) Priests and monks had to follow a strictly regimented set of activities every day.(16) For Erasmus, divine contemplation was synonymous with idleness and monkish solitude was nothing more than baneful selfishness.
Related Words
(1) a monk ::
ένας μοναχός
(2) monk seal ::
φώκια
(3) offer food to monk ::
προσφέρουν φαγητό σε μοναχό
(4) eminent monk ::
επιφανείς μοναχός
Synonyms
Noun
1. brother ::
αδελφός
2. religious ::
θρησκευτικός
3. cenobite ::
cenobite
4. contemplative ::
στοχαστικός
5. mendicant ::
επαίτης
6. friar ::
μοναχός
7. abbot ::
ηγούμενος
8. prior ::
πριν
9. novice ::
αρχάριος
10. oblate ::
καθιερωμένος
11. postulant ::
υποψήφιος
12. lama ::
ιερέας του βούδα
13. marabout ::
μποά
Different Forms
monk, monkish, monks
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I am a monk.

I am a MONK.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 3


MONK: This is the end!

MONK: This is the end!

Vikings Season 1, Episode 2


I was a Christian
monk in England.

I was a Christian MONK in England.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 8


You wanna renounce your earthly
possessions and become a monk?

You wanna renounce your earthly possessions and become a MONK?

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12


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