manus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus (hand).

Noun[edit]

manus (plural manus)

  1. (formal) A hand, as the part of the fore limb below the forearm in a man, or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
  2. (obsolete, Roman law) The power over other people, especially that of a man over his wife.

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Etymology[edit]

From Romani manush, from Sanskrit मनुष्य (manuṣya, man).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒnuʃ/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nus

Noun[edit]

manus (plural manusok)

  1. (colloquial) guy, older boy, male (ironically)

Latin[edit]

manus (a hand)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *man-. Cognates include Old Norse mund ("hand"; > Icelandic mund), Old English mund ("hand, power, protection"; > English mound). More at mound.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

manus f (genitive manūs); fourth declension

  1. hand
  2. (figuratively) bravery, valor
  3. (figuratively) violence, fighting
  4. handwriting
  5. a side, part, faction
  6. a stake (in dice)
  7. a thrust with a sword
  8. paw of an animal
  9. trunk of an elephant
  10. branch of a tree
  11. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels
  12. group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers
  13. labor
  14. power, might
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Daniel 1:2
      et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae
      "And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand."
  15. (law) legal power of a man over his wife
  16. (law) an arrest
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative manus manūs
genitive manūs manuum
dative manuī manibus
accusative manum manūs
ablative manū manibus
vocative manus manūs
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

manūs

  1. genitive singular of manus
  2. nominative plural of manus
  3. accusative plural of manus
  4. vocative plural of manus

References[edit]

  • manus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

manus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of mans

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

manus n

  1. short for manuskript (in the sense of screenplay)

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