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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן(mān, 'manna).

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NounEdit

manna (uncountable)

  1. (biblical) Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.
  2. (by extension) Any boon which comes into one's hands by good luck.
    • 1596-99, Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act V, scene i:
      Fair ladies, you drop manna in the way / Of starved people.
  3. The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[1]
    • 1966, Bill Beatty, Tales of Old Australia, National Distributors, →ISBN, page 14, discussing old Australian foods
      The icing on the cake was made from manna, which was gathered under the manna gums. Manna mixed with milk made a splendid icing.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן(mān, 'manna).

NounEdit

manna n (genitive singular manna, uncountable)

  1. manna
  2. (botany) fruit of an elm tree

DeclensionEdit

Declension of manna (singular only)
n1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative manna mannað
accusative manna mannað
dative manna mannanum
genitive manna mannans

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן(mān, 'manna).

NounEdit

manna

  1. (biblical) manna (food substance)
  2. manna (any good thing)
  3. semolina

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of manna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative manna
genitive mannan
partitive mannaa
illative mannaan
singular plural
nominative manna
accusative nom. manna
gen. mannan
genitive mannan
partitive mannaa
inessive mannassa
elative mannasta
illative mannaan
adessive mannalla
ablative mannalta
allative mannalle
essive mannana
translative mannaksi
instructive
abessive mannatta
comitative

SynonymsEdit

  • (any good thing): nanna (especially food)

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

manna

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰

GreenlandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

manna

  1. (demonstrative) proximal pronoun; this here, he/she/it here.

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See alsoEdit

  • una - that nearby
  • innga - that yonder
  • kanna - that down a medial distance
  • sanna - that down a long distance
  • pinnga - that up a medial distance
  • panna - that up a long distance
  • qanna - that in there/out there
  • anna - that in the north
  • kinnga - that in the south/that outside

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

manna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mannaði, supine mannað)

  1. to man

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NounEdit

manna n (genitive singular manna, no plural)

  1. manna

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IngrianEdit

NounEdit

manna

  1. groats

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן(mān, 'manna).

NounEdit

manna f (plural manne)

  1. manna (all senses)

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KavalanEdit

PronounEdit

manna

  1. (interrogative) why

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן(man).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

manna f (genitive mannae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) manna

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative manna mannae
Genitive mannae mannārum
Dative mannae mannīs
Accusative mannam mannās
Ablative mannā mannīs
Vocative manna mannae

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Ter SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *mānō.

NounEdit

manna

  1. moon
  2. month

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland