Man

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æn

Etymology 1[edit]

From man

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Proper noun[edit]

Man

  1. The genus Homo.
  2. (poetic) Humankind in general.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 20, in The China Governess[1]:
      The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. [] The second note, the high alarum, not so familiar and always important since it indicates the paramount sin in Man's private calendar, took most of them by surprise although they had been well prepared.

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

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  • (Homo):
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish Mana, from Proto-Celtic *moniyos, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (to tower, stand out).

Proper noun[edit]

Man

  1. The Isle of Man.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Man

  1. Abbreviation of Manitoba.

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Dutch[edit]

Man
Isle of Man

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Man ?

  1. Isle of Man

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
Coat of arms of the Isle of Man

Proper noun[edit]

Man

  1. Isle of Man

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Man

  1. Isle of Man

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