See also: mânes, manès, manés, and manęs

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin manes ‎(spirits of the dead).

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NounEdit

manes pl ‎(plural only)

  1. The souls or spirits of dead ancestors, conceived as deities or the subjects of reverence.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial, Penguin 2005, p. 9
      this was the Ustrina or place of burning their bodies, or some sacrificing place unto the Manes
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

manes

  1. plural of mane

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

manes

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of manar

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Literally "the good ones", substantive use of the masculine plural of mānis ‎(good).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mānēs m ‎(genitive mānium); third declension

  1. the spirits of dead ancestors; deified shades
  2. a corpse
  3. ashes; remains
  4. the netherworld
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Plural
nominative mānēs
genitive mānum
dative mānibus
accusative mānēs
ablative mānibus
vocative mānēs

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Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

mānēs

  1. nominative masculine singular of mānis
  2. accusative masculine singular of mānis
  3. vocative masculine singular of mānis
  4. nominative feminine singular of mānis
  5. accusative feminine singular of mānis
  6. vocative feminine singular of mānis

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

manēs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of maneō

ReferencesEdit

  • manes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • manes in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to have something in one's hands, on hand: in manibus habere aliquid (also metaphorically)
    • (ambiguous) to wrest from a person's hand: ex or de manibus alicui or alicuius extorquere aliquid
    • (ambiguous) to let go from one's hands: e manibus dimittere
    • (ambiguous) to carry in one's arms: in manibus aliquem gestare
    • (ambiguous) to slip, escape from the hands: e (de) manibus effugere, elābi
    • (ambiguous) to sit with folded arms; to be inactive: compressis manibus sedere (proverb.) (Liv. 7. 13)
    • (ambiguous) to have success in one's grasp: fortunam in manibus habere
    • (ambiguous) to let success slip through one's fingers: fortunam ex manibus dimittere
    • (ambiguous) to be engaged on a book: liber mihi est in manibus
    • (ambiguous) to be engaged on a book: librum in manibus habere (Acad. 1. 1. 2)
    • (ambiguous) the book, speech can easily be obtained: liber, oratio in manibus est
    • (ambiguous) to lay down a book (vid. sect. XII. 3, note vestem deponere...): librum de manibus ponere
    • (ambiguous) to appease the manes, make sacrifice for departed souls: manes expiare (Pis. 7. 16)
    • (ambiguous) to wrest weapons from some one's hands: extorquere arma e manibus
    • (ambiguous) to not let the enemy escape: hostem e manibus non dimittere
    • (ambiguous) to escape from the hands of the enemy: effugere, elābi e manibus hostium
    • (ambiguous) to let the enemy escape: dimittere e manibus hostes
    • (ambiguous) to rescue some one from the hands of the enemy: eripere aliquem e manibus hostium
  • manes in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • manes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • manes in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • manes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

manes m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. (Roman mythology) manes (spirits of the dead)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

manes

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of manar.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

manes

  1. dative plural of man
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