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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /manˈnad.dʒa/, [mäˈn̺ːäd͡ːʒä]
  • Rhymes: -addʒa
  • Hyphenation: man‧nàg‧gia

InterjectionEdit

mannaggia!

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

SynonymsEdit


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!”.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

mannaggia!

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

AntonymsEdit