Manila

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See also: manila, manilą, Manilą, and manilla

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Manila, which was ultimately from Tagalog Maynila, may-nila (where indigo is found).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Manila

  1. The capital city of the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon.
  2. (loosely) Metro Manila.
  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.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Manila (plural Manilas)

  1. Venerupis philippinarum; a Pacific clam.
    I dug up a Manila clam! Manila is my favorite flavor of 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. (historical) Manila (a former province of the Philippines)
  3. (historical) Intramuros
  4. A town in Utah, United States

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog Maynila, from may nila (there is Scyphophora).

Proper noun[edit]

Manila n (genitive Manilas)

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog Maynila, from may nila (there is Scyphophora).

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]

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Manila in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog Maynila, from may nila (there is Scyphophora).

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)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog Maynila, from may nila (there is Scyphophora).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Manila f

  1. Manila (the capital city of the Philippines)