manzana

AragoneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

manzana f (plural manzanas)

  1. apple

ReferencesEdit


Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish manzana

NounEdit

manzana

  1. apple.

SpanishEdit

 
manzanas

EtymologyEdit

From earlier mazana, from Vulgar Latin (Iberian dialect) mattiana, shortened from Latin malum matianum (literally apple of Matius), referring to a kind of apple. Matius, a friend of Caesar, was a Roman horticulturist and author of cookbooks.

Cognate with Portuguese maçã.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /manˈθana/, [mãn̟ˈθa.na]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /manˈsana/, [mãnˈsa.na]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: man‧za‧na
  • Rhymes: -ana

NounEdit

manzana f (plural manzanas)

  1. apple
  2. city block
    Synonym: cuadra (Latin America)
    dar la vuelta a la manzanago around the block
  3. (colloquial, in the plural) butterfingers

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Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish manzana.

NounEdit

manzana

  1. apple

ReferencesEdit

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., 2006, page 20