EnglishEdit

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æn

Etymology 1Edit

From man

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Man

  1. The genus Homo.
  2. (poetic) Humankind in general.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Eye Witness”, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, OCLC 483591931, page 249:
      The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. [] The second note, the high alarum, not so familiar and always important since it indicates the paramount sin in Man's private calendar, took most of them by surprise although they had been well prepared.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish Mana, from Proto-Celtic *moniyos, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (to tower, stand out).

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Man

  1. The Isle of Man.

Etymology 3Edit

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Man

  1. Abbreviation of Manitoba.

Etymology 4Edit

From Cantonese (man4).

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Man (plural Mans)

  1. A surname, from Chinese of Chinese origin.

Etymology 5Edit

From Cantonese (maan6).

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Man (plural Mans)

  1. A surname, from Chinese of Chinese origin.

Etymology 6Edit

Clipping of Manchester.

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Man

  1. Abbreviation of Manchester (especially in football)

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DutchEdit

 
Man
Isle of Man

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish Mana

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Man n

  1. Isle of Man

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North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /mɑn/

NounEdit

Man m (plural Maaner)

  1. (Sylt) man (adult male human)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
 
Coat of arms of the Isle of Man

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Man

  1. Isle of Man

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Proper nounEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Man

  1. Isle of Man

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese (Maan6).

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Man

  1. A surname, from Cantonese of Chinese origin.