mañana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mañana.

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Adverb[edit]

mañana (not comparable)

  1. Tomorrow.
  2. Sometime in the future. Usually to say in a satirical sense 'sometime in the unspecified future, despite the fact that we were told tomorrow without fail'.
    The plumber said he would come tomorrow. But I think he will probably be here mañana.
    • 2015 July 7, Ian Traynor and Larry Elliott, “Greece given days to agree bailout deal or face banking collapse and euro exit”, in The Guardian[[1]]:
      "[With] the Greek government it is every time 'mañana'," said Lithuania’s president, Dalia Grybauskaitė, one of the Greek government’s harshest critics. "It can always be 'mañana' every day."

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Asturian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mañana

  1. tomorrow

Noun[edit]

mañana f (plural mañanes)

  1. morning

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cras manñana, literally "tomorrow early", from Vulgar Latin *maneāna, from Latin māne. Compare Portuguese manhã

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mañana

  1. tomorrow
    pasado mañana
    the day after tomorrow
    mañana por la mañana
    tomorrow morning
  2. soon, shortly

Noun[edit]

mañana m, f (plural mañanas)

  1. (feminine) the morning
    A las ocho de la mañana.
    At eight in the morning.
    Él se levanta por las mañanas.
    He gets up in the mornings.
  2. (masculine) the near future; tomorrow
    En el día del mañana.
    Some day in the near future.

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