maña

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from a Vulgar Latin *mania (manual skill or ability"), itself possibly from Latin manus (hand). Compare Spanish maña, Galician maña, Portuguese manha.

Noun[edit]

maña f (plural mañes)

  1. skill

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

maña

  1. to me

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from a Vulgar Latin *mania (manual skill or ability"), itself possibly from Latin manus (hand). The sense of "mania" may have been influenced by manía, from the (unrelated) Latin mania. Compare Portuguese manha.

Noun[edit]

maña f (plural mañas)

  1. skill, aptitude
    Synonyms: destreza, habilidad, talento
  2. trick (something designed to fool)
  3. (Latin America) bad habit, vice, mania
    Synonyms: vicio, resabio, manía
  4. (Latin America) bad temper, ill humor
    Synonym: cólera
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

maña

  1. Feminine singular of adjective maño.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

maña

  1. Feminine singular of adjective maño.

Noun[edit]

maña f (plural mañas, masculine maño, masculine plural maños)

  1. feminine equivalent of maño

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