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mantel

See also: Mantel and mantle

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Old English mentel (sleeveless cloak), later reinforced by cognate Anglo-Norman mantel, both from Latin mantēllum (covering, cloak), diminutive of mantum, likely from Gaulish.

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NounEdit

mantel (plural mantels)

  1. the shelf above a fireplace which may be also a structural support for the masonry of the chimney
  2. (climbing) A maneuver to surmount a ledge, involving pushing down on the ledge to bring up the body. Also called mantelshelf

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VerbEdit

mantel (third-person singular simple present mantels, present participle manteling, simple past and past participle manteled)

  1. (climbing) To surmount a ledge by pushing down on the ledge to bring up the body.

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DutchEdit

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NounEdit

mantel m (plural mantels, diminutive manteltje n)

  1. cloak, mantle
  2. surface (literal), lack of substance (figurative)

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IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

mantel

  1. coat (an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)


This Indonesian entry was created from the translations listed at coat. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see mantel in the Indonesian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008


NorwegianEdit

NounEdit

mantel m

  1. a mantel, a shelf above a fireplace or support for the chimney
  2. a cover to protect or strengthen a machine or piece of machinery
  3. (geology) a mantle, the layer between the Earth's core and crust

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “mantel” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin mantellum

NounEdit

mantel m (oblique plural manteaus or manteax or mantiaus or mantiax or mantels, nominative singular manteaus or manteax or mantiaus or mantiax or mantels, nominative plural mantel)

  1. mantle (clothing)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Mantel.

NounEdit

mantel

  1. coat

SpanishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mantile, mantele

NounEdit

mantel m (plural manteles)

  1. tablecloth

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

mantel c

  1. a mantle, a cloak, a robe
  2. (geology) a mantle, the layer between the Earth's core and crust
  3. a jacket (on a bullet)
  4. a mantel, a shelf above a fireplace or support for the chimney

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