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manes

See also: mânes, manès, manés, and manęs

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin manes (spirits of the dead).

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NounEdit

manes (plural only)

  1. The souls or spirits of dead ancestors, conceived as deities or the subjects of reverence.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial, Penguin 2005, p. 9
      this was the Ustrina or place of burning their bodies, or some sacrificing place unto the Manes
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

manes

  1. plural form of mane

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

manes

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of manar

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Literally "the good ones", substantive use of the masculine plural of mānis (good).

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NounEdit

mānēs m (genitive mānum); third declension

  1. the spirits of dead ancestors; deified shades
  2. a corpse
  3. ashes; remains
  4. the netherworld
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Plural
nominative mānēs
genitive mānum
dative mānibus
accusative mānēs
ablative mānibus
vocative mānēs

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Etymology 2Edit

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manēs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of maneō

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

manes m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. (Roman mythology) manes (spirits of the dead)

SpanishEdit

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manes

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of manar.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

manes

  1. dative plural of man