Mention vs Menaion - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between mention and menaion

is that mention is a speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner used especially in the phrase to make mention of while menaion is the annual fixed liturgical cycle of services used in the eastern orthodox and greek-catholic churches, containing a list of the services and large collection of liturgical texts for an entire month twelve volumes are usually offered for the year, as a set known as the menaia .

As a verb mention

is to make a short reference to something.

mention

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
  • * Bible, Psalms lxxi. 16
  • I will make mention of thy righteousness.
  • * Shakespeare
  • And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mention / Of me more must be heard of.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a short reference to something.
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  • To utter an word or expression in order to refer to the expression itself, as opposed to its usual referent.
  • * 2006 , Tony Evans, The Transforming Word: Discovering the Power and Provision of the Bible , Moody Publishers (ISBN 9780802480354), page 140
  • I can illustrate this by mentioning the word lead. Now you have no way of knowing for sure which meaning I have in mind until I give it some context by using it in a sentence.
  • * 2009 , Lieven Vandelanotte, Speech and Thought Representation in English: A Cognitive-functional Approach , Walter de Gruyter (ISBN 9783110205893), page 124
  • If the verbatimness view derives from the popular notion that DST repeats 'the actual words spoken', a second line of thought takes its cue from Quine's (1940: 23–26, 1960: 146–156) philosophical distinction between words which are “used” vs. words which are merely “mentioned ”.
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  • Derived terms

    * not to mention

    menaion

    English

    Noun

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  • The annual fixed liturgical cycle of services used in the Eastern Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches, containing a list of the services and large collection of liturgical texts for an entire month. Twelve volumes are usually offered for the year, as a set known as the menaia .
  • Derived terms

    * General Menaion - a book which contains services for each type of celebration (apostles, martyrs, etc.) with blank spaces for the name of the saint being celebrated. * Festal Menaion - an anthology which contains the texts for those Great Feasts of the Lord or the Theotokos which fall on the fixed cycle, and optionally feasts of the major saints.

    Synonyms

    * Menologium, menology

    References

    * Menaion , Translations by Archimandrite Ephrem * General Menaion , English translation by St. Sergius of Radonezh Parish * Festal Menaion , Theology Today * Menaion , Catholic Encyclopedia article,