maneira

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese maneira, from Vulgar Latin *manāria, from feminine of Latin manuārius (relating to the hand).

NounEdit

maneira f (plural maneiras)

  1. manner, method, way

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese maneira, from Vulgar Latin *manāria, from feminine of Latin manuārius (relating to the hand), from manus (hand); corresponding to mão +‎ -eira. Compare Galician maneira, Spanish manera, Catalan manera, French manière.

PronunciationEdit

Noun, adjective:

Verb:

  • (standard) same as above
  • (nonstandard, Brazil) IPA(key): /mɐ.ˈnɛ.ɾɐ/

NounEdit

maneira f (plural maneiras)

  1. manner; way (particular method of doing something)
    Synonyms: jeito, método, moda, modo
  2. (art) the specific style of an artist
    Synonyms: cunho, estilo
  3. appearance; look; aspect; guise
    Synonyms: aparência, aspecto, feição, feitio, forma, formato

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AdjectiveEdit

maneira

  1. feminine singular of maneiro

VerbEdit

maneira

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of maneirar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of maneirar