manquer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian mancare, derived from manco (maimed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɑ̃.ke/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

manquer

  1. (followed by preposition de) to lack, to be lacking in
    Je manque de temps.I don't have enough time.
  2. (with the preposition à or indirect object, intransitive) to be missed by/to be lacking to, to miss out
    Tu me manques.
    I miss you.
    (literally, “You are missed by me./You are lacking to me.”)
  3. (transitive) to miss, to fail
    J'ai manqué mon train.
    I missed my train.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: mankeren
  • Russian: манкировать (mankirovatʹ)
  • Esperanto: manki

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