See also: Manso

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish manso (tame).

AdjectiveEdit

manso

  1. meek; tame

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈman.so/, [ˈmän̪s̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -anso
  • Hyphenation: màn‧so

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *mānsus, back-formed from Latin mānsuētus.

AdjectiveEdit

manso (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansi, feminine plural manse)

  1. (literary, regional) meek, tame
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto XXVIII, lines 76–78, page 416:
      Quali si stanno ruminando manse ¶ le capre, state rapide e proterve ¶ sovra le cime avante che sien pranse
      Even as in ruminating passive grow the goats, who have been swift and venturesome upon the mountain-tops ere they were fed
    Synonyms: docile, mansueto
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Etymology 2Edit

From Medieval Latin mānsum (residence), from Latin mānsus, perfect passive participle of maneō (I stay, remain).

NounEdit

manso m (plural mansi)

  1. (historical) An amount of land (usually 12 jugerums) considered cultivable yearly by using two oxen or a single plough.

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

mānsō

  1. dative masculine singular of mānsus
  2. dative neuter singular of mānsus
  3. ablative masculine singular of mānsus
  4. ablative neuter singular of mānsus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *mansus, from Latin mansuetus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

manso m (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansos, feminine plural mansas, comparable)

  1. (of animals) tame (mild and well-behaved)
  2. (of people) meek; submissive (following orders without protest)
  3. (of nature and natural phenomena) mild; gentle; tranquil

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Further readingEdit

  • manso” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *mansus, from Latin mansuetus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmanso/, [ˈmãnso]

AdjectiveEdit

manso (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansos, feminine plural mansas)

  1. tame, meek; not threatening
    Antonyms: bravo, amenazante, agresivo, peligroso, perrucho

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