mana

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Maori mana, ultimately from Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana ‎(uncountable)

  1. Power, prestige; specifically, a form of supernatural energy in Polynesian religion that inheres in things or people. [from 19th c.]
  2. (fantasy role-playing games) Magical power.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana ‎(plural manas)

  1. Alternative form of mina (ancient unit of weight or currency)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana ‎(plural manas)

  1. Alternative spelling of manna

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

mana

  1. sorry, pardon (I did not hear you)

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mana

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of manar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of manar

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. death, Death (personification of death)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of mana (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative mana manat
genitive manan manojen
partitive manaa manoja
illative manaan manoihin
singular plural
nominative mana manat
accusative nom. mana manat
gen. manan
genitive manan manojen
manainrare
partitive manaa manoja
inessive manassa manoissa
elative manasta manoista
illative manaan manoihin
adessive manalla manoilla
ablative manalta manoilta
allative manalle manoille
essive manana manoina
translative manaksi manoiksi
instructive manoin
abessive manatta manoitta
comitative manoineen
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. mana

Anagrams[edit]


Hadza[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. meat
    manako unîko
    tasty meat

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. religious power

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

mana ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative manaði, supine manað)

  1. to dare (someone to do something)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English mana, from a Polynesian language.

Noun[edit]

mana n ‎(genitive singular mana, no plural)

  1. (gaming, role playing) mana
Declension[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mana

  1. where, which

Derived terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mana m ‎(genitive singular mana, nominative plural manaí)

  1. portent, sign
  2. attitude, outlook
  3. motto

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mana mhana unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mana

  1. Romaji transcription of まな
  2. Romaji transcription of マナ

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mānā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of mānō

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mana

  1. genitive singular masculine form of mans
  2. nominative singular feminine form of mans
  3. vocative singular feminine form of mans

Verb[edit]

mana

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of manīt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of manīt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of manīt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of manīt

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mana

  1. where (incomplete without ke, di or dari)
  2. which (used with yang)

Usage notes[edit]

Only comes in the following form di mana(at, in where), ke mana(to where) and yang mana(which one).


Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. power; mana
    2006, Joanne Barker, Sovereignty Matters, page 208:
    In 1979 a gathering of elders at the Waananga kaumatua affirmed te reo Maori “Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Maori” the language is the life principle of Maori mana.

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

mana f

  1. hand

Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

mana

  1. inflection of mannat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana f (plural manas)

  1. (colloquial, familiar) sister

Quechua[edit]

Particle[edit]

mana

  1. not
  2. no

See also[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. power
  2. divine authority

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mána f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ма́на)

  1. fault, defect, shortcoming
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα(mánna), from Hebrew מן(mān, 'manna).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâna/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧na

Noun[edit]

mȁna f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ма̏на)

  1. manna
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from English mana, itself from a Polynesian source.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâna/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧na

Noun[edit]

mȁna f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ма̏на)

  1. mana
Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mana

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of manar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of manar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of manar.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mana ‎(present manar, preterite manade, supine manat, imperative mana)

  1. to encourage or urge someone

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. heirloom

Verb[edit]

mana ‎(infinitive magmana)

  1. to inherit

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. power
  2. respect given in accordance to power

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mana.

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. miracle

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَعْنًى(maʿnan) (plural: مَعَانٍ(maʿānin)).

Noun[edit]

mânâ ‎(definite accusative manayı, plural manalar)

  1. meaning

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. genitive singular of man

Yawa[edit]

Noun[edit]

mana

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Andrew Pawley, Papuan Pasts: Cultural, Linguistic and Biological Histories of Papuan-Speaking Peoples (2005)