Galician edit

Noun edit

mão f (plural mãos, reintegrationist norm)

  1. reintegrationist spelling of man

Further reading edit

  • mão” in Dicionário Estraviz de galego (2014).

Old Galician-Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin manum (hand).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Galicia) IPA(key): /ˈmã.o/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈmã.ʊ/

Noun edit

mão f (plural mãos)

  1. hand
    • Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Fala: man
  • Galician: man, mao
  • Portuguese: mão (see there for further descendants)

Portuguese edit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese mão (hand), from Latin manus (hand), from Proto-Italic *manus, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂-r̥ ~ *mh₂-én-, derived from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meh₂- (to beckon), or perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *mon-u- (see the Proto-Italic entry). Cognate with Galician man, Spanish mano, Catalan , Occitan man, French main, Italian mano and Romanian mână.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mão f (plural mãos)

  1. hand
  2. forefoot (either of the front feet of a quadruped)
  3. (card games) hand (a round of a card game)
  4. coat (a covering of material, such as paint)
    Synonym: demão
  5. (sports) leg (a single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest)
  6. (soccer) handball (football offence)
  7. (figurative) hand (an instance of helping)
    Synonyms: ajuda, auxílio

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:mão.

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Kabuverdianu: mo
  • Macanese: mám

Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(classifier cái) mão

  1. (Central Vietnam) Alternative form of mạo (headwear, hat, cap)