EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmeɪ.ni.ə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧a
  • Rhymes: -eɪniə

NounEdit

mania (countable and uncountable, plural manias)

  1. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity.
  2. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; fanaticism.
    • 2013 July 20, “The attack of the MOOCs”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8845:
      Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations.
  3. (psychiatry) The state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.

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TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mania at OneLook Dictionary Search

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mania or Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mania f (plural manies)

  1. mania

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑniɑ/, [ˈmɑniɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑniɑ
  • Syllabification: ma‧ni‧a

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

NounEdit

mania

  1. mania
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of mania (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative mania maniat
genitive manian manioiden
manioitten
partitive maniaa manioita
illative maniaan manioihin
singular plural
nominative mania maniat
accusative nom. mania maniat
gen. manian
genitive manian manioiden
manioitten
maniainrare
partitive maniaa manioita
inessive maniassa manioissa
elative maniasta manioista
illative maniaan manioihin
adessive manialla manioilla
ablative manialta manioilta
allative manialle manioille
essive maniana manioina
translative maniaksi manioiksi
instructive manioin
abessive maniatta manioitta
comitative manioineen
Possessive forms of mania (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person maniani maniamme
2nd person maniasi manianne
3rd person maniansa

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mania

  1. partitive singular of mani

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mania

  1. first-person singular past historic of manier

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GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

mania (transitive)

  1. to follow instructions, obey
  2. to worship

ReferencesEdit

  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[1], Bangladesh: University of Michigan, page 389

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈni.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nìa

NounEdit

mania f (plural manie)

  1. mania
  2. habit (if strange)
  3. quirk
  4. bug
  5. one-track mind
    Synonyms: fissazione, assillo, smania, pallino fisso, chiodo fisso
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin imāgō, -inis.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.nja/
  • Rhymes: -anja
  • Hyphenation: mà‧nia

NounEdit

mania f (plural manie)

  1. (archaic) A waxen votive image, usually hanged from altars.
    • 1867, Costantino Medici, Leggenda di san Domenico [Legend of Saint Dominic]‎[2], Venice: A. Clementi, page 121:
      Disperatosi dunque d'ogni aiutorio umano botossi a Cristo Signore, et al beato messer san Domenico, e volendo in segno di devozione offrere una mania di cera a quella quantità ch'era elli, tolse un filo di stoppa, e cominciò a misurare la lunghezza e la larghezza del corpo suo.
      Then, unable to hope in any human help, he devoted himself to Christ the Lord, and to the blessed sir Saint Dominic, and wishing to offer, as a sign of devotion, a waxen image in the size he was, he took an oakum thread, and started measuring the length and width of his own body.
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AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mania in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • mania in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti
  1. ^ maniato in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mania f (genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mania maniae
Genitive maniae maniārum
Dative maniae maniīs
Accusative maniam maniās
Ablative maniā maniīs
Vocative mania maniae
DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: mania
  • Old Portuguese: manna
  • Romanian: mânie
  • Albanian: mëri, mëni (disputed)
  • Catalan: mania
  • Danish: mani
  • Dutch: manie
  • English: mania
  • Finnish: mania
  • French: manie
  • German: Manie
  • Irish: máine
  • Norwegian: mani
  • Polish: mania
  • Portuguese: mania
  • Spanish: manía
  • Swedish: mani

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mānia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of mānis

ReferencesEdit

  • mania in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mania in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mania in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mania in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mania f

  1. mania (violent derangement)
    Synonyms: amok, obsesja, szajba, szał
  2. mania (excessive desire)
  3. (psychiatry) mania (state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels)

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • mania in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mania in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin mania or Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

NounEdit

mania f (plural manias)

  1. mania (excessive or unreasonable desire)
  2. vice (bad habit)
    Synonym: vício

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French manier.

VerbEdit

a mania (third-person singular present maniează, past participle maniat1st conj.

  1. to handle

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TahitianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mania

  1. (of the sea or weather) calm
  2. (figuratively) serene, calm, tranquil, peaceful (state of mind)
  3. dull

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