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Alemannic German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German man, from Old High German man, from Proto-Germanic *mann-. Cognate with German Mann, Dutch man, English man, Icelandic maður, Swedish man, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna).

Noun[edit]

 m (Rimella and Campello Monti)

  1. man
  2. husband

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Catalan man, from Latin manus, from Proto-Italic *manus, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂-r̥ ~ *mh₂-én-, derived from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meh₂- (to beckon), or perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *mon-u- (see the Proto-Italic entry). Compare Occitan man, French main, Spanish mano.

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Noun[edit]

 f (plural mans)

  1. hand
  2. quire
  3. (poker) hand
  4. coat (of paint)
    Synonym: capa

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Eastern Maninkakan[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. manatee

Mandarin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • manonstandard

Romanization[edit]

(ma4, Zhuyin ㄇㄚˋ)

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Namuyi[edit]

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Verb[edit]

  1. to grasp

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Within Austroasiatic, compare Pacoh ma (but, topicalizer) and Old Mon ma (relative marker).

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Conjunction[edit]

(𦓡, )

  1. but; however; nevertheless
    Synonyms: nhưng, nhưng mà
    • 2005, Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, "Mối tình năm cũ" (in Cánh đồng bất tận), Trẻ publishing house
      Trần Hưng rất hài lòng với những đoạn phim vừa thu được, nó nổi bật lên phần đời của người chiến sĩ này, giản dị cao quý, bình thường phi thường.
      Trần Hưng was very satisfied with the footage just shot; it highlighted the life of this fighter, simple but lofty, ordinary but extraordinary.
    già vẫn khoẻold but still energetic
    Mới đi có chút thằng ất ơ nào chiếm chỗ rồi.
    I was just gone for a bit but some random dude already took my place.
    Nhìn trong hộp rồi hông thấy.
    I already looked into the box but I can't see it.
  2. where
  3. which, whom, that
    Bài kiểm tra tuần trước mình làm.
    The exam that we took last week.
  4. (preceding a verb with neutral or negative connotation) and; and then; and so (marks succession of actions or causality)
    đến xemcome and see
    nghe cho kĩ làmto listen closely in order to do something well
    thắt cổ chếthung oneself and so died
    đói chếtgot starved and died

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Particle[edit]

  1. (colloquial) Final affirmative particle, indicating emphasis or contrast.
    Tôi có làm gì đâu !
    I really didn't do anything!
    Ngon , sao chê dữ vậy?
    It tastes pretty good tho/actually, not sure why you gotta shit on it that much.
  2. (colloquial) An intensifier, placed before an adjective or verb
    thấy ghêdisgusted just (by) looking (at it)
    nghĩ sướngelated just thinking (about it)

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