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CimbrianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German man, from Old High German man, from Proto-Germanic *mann-. Cognate with German Mann, Dutch man, English man, Icelandic maður, Swedish man, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna).

NounEdit

mann m (plural mannediminutive ménle) (Sette Comuni)

  1. man
  2. husband

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ReferencesEdit

  • “mann” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien
  • “mann” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

CornishEdit

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mann

  1. at all

NounEdit

mann m

  1. nothing, nil

NumeralEdit

mann

  1. zero

FaroeseEdit

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mann

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽

IcelandicEdit

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Backformation from the comparative manner, from Old High German minniro (less; fewer), from Proto-Germanic *minnizô, and/or reinterpretation (as a positive) of Old High German min (less), from Proto-Germanic *minniz, adverbial form of the former. Compare the same in Dutch min. The Luxembourgish vocalism is regular through -i--a- in closed syllables.

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AdjectiveEdit

mann (masculine mann, neuter mann, comparative manner, superlative am mannsten)

  1. little, few

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  • The positive and comparative forms are indeclinable and cannot be preceded by articles or determiners. The superlative is declined in the normal way.

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NornEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse maðr.

NounEdit

mann m

  1. man
  2. married man
  3. master of the house

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mann, accusative case of maðr (man) (compare the accusative of Icelandic maður). Originally the word only had the sense "human" but later changed to primarily designate an adult male, the original meaning being replaced by words such as menneske and person. Believed to ultimately be from Proto-Germanic *mann-, stemming from the Proto-Indo-European *man- (a root). Cognate with Swedish man, Danish mand, Faroese and Icelandic maður, English man and many others.

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NounEdit

mann m (definite singular mannen, indefinite plural menn, definite plural mennene)

  1. a man (adult male human being)
    Det sitter tre menn og to kvinner i styret.There are three men and two women on the board.
  2. (mostly in regular sayings and idioms) A human being, person
    Den vanlige mannThe man in the street, the ordinary citizen
    Gå ned med mann og musBe lost with all hands
    (literally: "Go down with man and mouse")
  3. A person with certain praiseworthy qualities, often used about males
    Være mann nok forBe a man enough for
    Være en mannBe a man
  4. One's husband (see also ektemann)
    Hun mistet mannen sin i en ulykke for tre år siden.She lost her husband in an accident three years ago.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mann, accusative case of maðr (man) (compare the accusative of the Icelandic maður). Originally the word only had the sense "human" but later changed to primarily designate an adult male, the original meaning being replaced by words such as menneske and person. Believed to ultimately be from Proto-Germanic *mann-, stemming from the Proto-Indo-European *man- (a root). Cognate with Swedish man, Danish mand, Faroese and Icelandic maður, English man and many others.

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NounEdit

mann m (definite singular mannen, indefinite plural menn, definite plural mennene)

  1. man (adult male human being)
  2. (mostly in regular sayings and idioms) human being, person
  3. person with certain praiseworthy qualities, often used about males
  4. husband (see also ektemann)

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mann-, from Proto-Indo-European *mon- or Proto-Indo-European *men- (or possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰmō, *dʰǵʰmon-), though the derivation is problematic; a root *man- is one possibility. Cognate with Old Frisian man, mon, Old Saxon man, Old Dutch man, Old High German man (German Mann), Old Norse maðr, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna). Sanskrit मनु (manu, man) seems to be cognate; some have suggested a common root from an Indo-European base word for mind (from *men- (to think)), though this is by no means universally accepted.

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NounEdit

mann m (nominative plural menn)

  1. person, human
    Man biþ mann þurh ōðre menn.
    One is a person through other people.
    Apan habbaþ lengran earmas þanne menn.
    Apes have longer arms than humans.
  2. mankind
    se mannes æfcyme
    the descent of man
    Mann is ealra þinga mǣþ.
    Man is the measure of all things.
  3. (rarely) man, adult male
  4. the rune , representing the sound /m/

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