manche

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See also: Manche and manché

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French manche. Doublet of maunch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɑːnt͡ʃ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːntʃ

Noun[edit]

manche (plural manches)

  1. Obsolete form of maunch (a sleeve)
  2. (music, rare) The neck of a violin.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for manche in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French manche, from Old French manche, from Latin manica, from manus (hand).

Noun[edit]

manche f (plural manches)

  1. sleeve (clothing)
  2. (sports) round
  3. (tennis) set
    Synonym: set
    la troisième manchethe third set
  4. (snooker) frame
  5. (baseball) inning, (cricket) innings
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French manche, from Old French manche, from Vulgar Latin *manicus, from Latin manus (hand). Compare Italian manico.

Noun[edit]

manche m (plural manches)

  1. handle
  2. (informal) unhandy person
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Italian mancia, itself borrowed from Old French manche.

Noun[edit]

manche f (plural manches)

  1. begging (for money)
    Il fait la manche tous les dimanche matin devant l'église.
    He begs every Sunday morning in front of the church.
Usage notes[edit]

Only found in faire la manche.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

manche

  1. inflection of manch:
    1. nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈman.ke/
  • Rhymes: -anke
  • Hyphenation: màn‧che

Adjective[edit]

manche f pl

  1. feminine plural of manco

Noun[edit]

manche f (invariable)

  1. heat (sports)
  2. hand, round (of cards)

Noun[edit]

manche f pl

  1. plural of manca

Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French manche, from Latin manica.

Noun[edit]

manche f (plural manches)

  1. sleeve

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French manche, from Vulgar Latin *manicus, from Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

manche m (plural manches)

  1. handle

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French manche, from Latin manica, from manus (hand) (compare main).

Noun[edit]

manche f (plural manches)

  1. (Jersey) sleeve

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin manica.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

manche f (oblique plural manches, nominative singular manche, nominative plural manches)

  1. sleeve
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle French: manche
  • Walloon: mantche
  • English: manche
  • Italian: mancia
  • Middle English: maunche

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *manicus, from Latin manus.

Noun[edit]

manche m (oblique plural manches, nominative singular manches, nominative plural manche)

  1. handle
Descendants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: man‧che

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French manche.

Noun[edit]

manche m (plural manches)

  1. (aviation) yoke (column-mounted control wheel of an aircraft)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

manche

  1. inflection of manchar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

manche

  1. inflection of manchar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative