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manus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin manus (hand).

NounEdit

manus (plural manus)

  1. (formal) A hand, as the part of the fore limb below the forearm in a man, or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
  2. (obsolete, Roman law) The power over other people, especially that of a man over his wife.

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EtymologyEdit

From Romani manush, from Sanskrit मनुष्य (manuṣya, man).

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒnuʃ/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nus

NounEdit

manus (plural manusok)

  1. (colloquial) guy, older boy, male (ironically)

LatinEdit

manus (a hand)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *man-. Cognates include Old Norse mund ("hand"; > Icelandic mund), Old English mund ("hand, power, protection"; > English mound). More at mound.

PronunciationEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

manus f (genitive manūs); fourth declension

  1. hand
  2. (figuratively) bravery, valor
  3. (figuratively) violence, fighting
  4. handwriting
  5. a side, part, faction
  6. a stake (in dice)
  7. a thrust with a sword
  8. paw of an animal
  9. trunk of an elephant
  10. branch of a tree
  11. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels
  12. group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers
  13. labor
  14. power, might
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Daniel 1:2
      et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae
      "And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand."
  15. (law) legal power of a man over his wife
  16. (law) an arrest
InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative manus manūs
genitive manūs manuum
dative manuī manibus
accusative manum manūs
ablative manū manibus
vocative manus manūs
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Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

manūs

  1. genitive singular of manus
  2. nominative plural of manus
  3. accusative plural of manus
  4. vocative plural of manus

ReferencesEdit

  • manus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

LatvianEdit

PronounEdit

manus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of mans

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

manus n

  1. short for manuskript (in the sense of screenplay)

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