See also: Mannin

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Etymology edit

From man (man) +‎ -in (-ess). It may have originated as a calque of Latin virago (woman), a compound of vir (man) + -ago (-ess). It is also encountered in its contracted form min (woman).

Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

mannin f (plural manninnen, diminutive manninnetje n).

  1. (archaic, rare) a woman
  2. a masculine woman
  3. an effeminate man

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Noun edit

mannin m

  1. definite accusative singular of maður
    myndaði Harrin Guð mannin av mold jarðar
    And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground (Genesis 2,7)