Manila

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See also: manila, manilą, Manilą, and manilla

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Maynila (nonstandard)
  • May-nilad (historical, based on an antiquarian and inaccurate etymology)

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Manila, from Tagalog Maynila, from may (there is) +‎ nila (indigo), Tagalog nila from Sanskrit नील (nīla).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /məˈnɪl.ə/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nila
  • Rhymes: -ɪlə
  • (file)
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Particularly: "Filipino accent"

Proper noun[edit]

Manila

  1. The capital city of the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon, specifically the city of Manila or Intramuros.
  2. (loosely) Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR).
  3. (figuratively) The national government or administrative authority of the Philippines.
  4. A small town, the county seat of Daggett County, Utah, United States.
  5. A census-designated place in Humboldt County, California, United States.
  6. A city in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Manila (plural Manilas)

  1. Venerupis philippinarum; a Pacific clam.

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Manila, from Tagalog Maynila.

Proper noun[edit]

Manila

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)
  2. (loosely) Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR).
  3. (historical) Manila (a former province of the Philippines)
  4. (historical) Intramuros
  5. A town in Utah, United States

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Manila, from Tagalog Maynila, from may (there is) +‎ nila (indigo), Tagalog nila from Sanskrit नील (nīla).

Proper noun[edit]

Manila n (proper noun, genitive Manilas or (optionally with an article) Manila)

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Manila, from Tagalog Maynila, from may (there is) +‎ nila (indigo), Tagalog nila from Sanskrit नील (nīla).

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Anagrams[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈɲi.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ila
  • Syllabification: Ma‧ni‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

  • Manila in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Manila in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Manila, from Tagalog Maynila, from may (there is) +‎ nila (indigo), Tagalog nila from Sanskrit नील (nīla).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sh

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mânila/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ni‧la

Proper noun[edit]

Mȁnila f (Cyrillic spelling Ма̏нила)

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f (genitive Manily, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Manila (the capital of the Philippines)

References[edit]

  • Manila in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog Maynila, from may (there is) +‎ nila (indigo), Tagalog nila from Sanskrit नील (nīla).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈnila/, [maˈni.la]

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)