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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Neapolitan mannaggia(damn!, literally may he/she/it have bad things from it!).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /manˈnaddʒa/, [mäˈn̺ːäd͡ːʒä]

InterjectionEdit

mannaggia!

  1. (colloquial, non-vulgar) damn!, dang!
    Mannaggia a te!‎ ― Damn you!
    Mannaggia, che guaio!‎ ― Dang, what a mess!

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

mal(e)(bad, evil) +‎ n'(of it) +‎ aggia(third-person singular subjunctive of avé(to have)). Literally “may he/she/it have bad things from it!”.

InterjectionEdit

mannaggia!

  1. (non-vulgar) damn!
    Mannaggia 'e muorte tuje!‎ ― Damn your dead (relatives)!

AntonymsEdit