English Edit

 
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Etymology Edit

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

Pronunciation Edit

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

Noun Edit

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.
    • 1831, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], chapter XIX, in Romance and Reality. [], volume I, London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, [], →OCLC, page 233:
      One of the manias of the present day, which especially excites my spleen, is the locomotive rage which seems to possess all ranks—that necessity of going out of town in the summer...
    • 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.
    • 2004 March, G. E. Berrios, “Of Mania: introduction (Classic text no. 57)”, in History of Psychiatry, number 15, →DOI, →PMID, pages 105–124:

Related terms Edit

Translations Edit

Further reading Edit

  • mania at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams Edit

Catalan Edit

Etymology Edit

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

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

mania f (plural manies)

  1. mania

Related terms Edit

Further reading Edit

Finnish Edit

Pronunciation Edit

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

Etymology 1 Edit

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

Noun Edit

mania

  1. mania
Declension Edit
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 See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mania (type kulkija)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative maniani maniani
accusative nom. maniani maniani
gen. maniani
genitive maniani manioideni
manioitteni
maniainirare
partitive maniaani manioitani
inessive maniassani manioissani
elative maniastani manioistani
illative maniaani manioihini
adessive maniallani manioillani
ablative manialtani manioiltani
allative manialleni manioilleni
essive manianani manioinani
translative maniakseni manioikseni
instructive
abessive maniattani manioittani
comitative manioineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative maniasi maniasi
accusative nom. maniasi maniasi
gen. maniasi
genitive maniasi manioidesi
manioittesi
maniaisirare
partitive maniaasi manioitasi
inessive maniassasi manioissasi
elative maniastasi manioistasi
illative maniaasi manioihisi
adessive maniallasi manioillasi
ablative manialtasi manioiltasi
allative maniallesi manioillesi
essive manianasi manioinasi
translative maniaksesi manioiksesi
instructive
abessive maniattasi manioittasi
comitative manioinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative maniamme maniamme
accusative nom. maniamme maniamme
gen. maniamme
genitive maniamme manioidemme
manioittemme
maniaimmerare
partitive maniaamme manioitamme
inessive maniassamme manioissamme
elative maniastamme manioistamme
illative maniaamme manioihimme
adessive maniallamme manioillamme
ablative manialtamme manioiltamme
allative maniallemme manioillemme
essive manianamme manioinamme
translative maniaksemme manioiksemme
instructive
abessive maniattamme manioittamme
comitative manioinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative manianne manianne
accusative nom. manianne manianne
gen. manianne
genitive manianne manioidenne
manioittenne
maniainnerare
partitive maniaanne manioitanne
inessive maniassanne manioissanne
elative maniastanne manioistanne
illative maniaanne manioihinne
adessive maniallanne manioillanne
ablative manialtanne manioiltanne
allative maniallenne manioillenne
essive maniananne manioinanne
translative maniaksenne manioiksenne
instructive
abessive maniattanne manioittanne
comitative manioinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative maniansa maniansa
accusative nom. maniansa maniansa
gen. maniansa
genitive maniansa manioidensa
manioittensa
maniainsarare
partitive maniaansa manioitaan
manioitansa
inessive maniassaan
maniassansa
manioissaan
manioissansa
elative maniastaan
maniastansa
manioistaan
manioistansa
illative maniaansa manioihinsa
adessive maniallaan
maniallansa
manioillaan
manioillansa
ablative manialtaan
manialtansa
manioiltaan
manioiltansa
allative manialleen
maniallensa
manioilleen
manioillensa
essive manianaan
manianansa
manioinaan
manioinansa
translative maniakseen
maniaksensa
manioikseen
manioiksensa
instructive
abessive maniattaan
maniattansa
manioittaan
manioittansa
comitative manioineen
manioinensa

Further reading Edit

Etymology 2 Edit

Noun Edit

mania

  1. partitive singular of mani

Anagrams Edit

French Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Verb Edit

mania

  1. third-person singular past historic of manier

Anagrams Edit

Garo Edit

Etymology Edit

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

Verb Edit

mania (transitive)

  1. to follow instructions, obey
  2. to worship

References Edit

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

Italian Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

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

Pronunciation Edit

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

Noun Edit

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 2 Edit

From Latin imāginem.[1] Doublet of immagine and imago.

Pronunciation Edit

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

Noun Edit

mania f (plural manie)

  1. (archaic) a waxen votive image, usually hung 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.
Derived terms Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ maniato in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Further reading Edit

  • mania in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • mania in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Anagrams Edit

Latin Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

From Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

mania f (genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness
Declension Edit

First-declension noun.

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

  • Italian: mania
  • Old Galician-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 2 Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

mānia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of mānis

References Edit

  • 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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 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

Polish Edit

 
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Etymology Edit

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

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

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)

Declension Edit

Derived terms Edit

suffix

Related terms Edit

adjective
adverb
nouns

Further reading Edit

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

Portuguese Edit

Etymology Edit

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

Noun Edit

mania f (plural manias)

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

Romanian Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French manier.

Verb Edit

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

  1. to handle

Conjugation Edit

Tahitian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

mania

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

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