manejar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

+‎ -ejar

VerbEdit

manejar (first-person singular present manejo, past participle manejat)

  1. to handle
  2. to manage

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PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

mão +‎ -ejar, or Italian maneggiare. Compare manear and manusear.

VerbEdit

manejar (first-person singular present indicative manejo, past participle manejado)

  1. to manage
  2. to handle

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian maneggiare. Replaced the older Spanish manear, itself of the same root as the Italian word, probably a Vulgar Latin *manidiāre from Latin manus (hand). Cognate of English manage.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maneˈxaɾ/, [ma.neˈxaɾ]

VerbEdit

manejar (first-person singular present manejo, first-person singular preterite manejé, past participle manejado)

  1. to handle
  2. to manage
    Synonym: dirigir
  3. (Latin America, Philippines, Equatorial Guinea) to drive (a vehicle)
    Synonym: conducir

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