manche

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See also: Manche and manché

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French manche.

Noun[edit]

manche ‎(plural manches)

  1. Obsolete form of maunch (a sleeve)

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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
    1. (tennis) set
    2. (snooker) frame
Synonyms[edit]
  • (set of tennis): set

Related terms[edit]

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. (popular) unhandy person
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from Italian mancia.

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.

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German[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

manche

  1. nominative feminine singular of manch
  2. nominative plural of manch
  3. accusative feminine singular of manch
  4. accusative plural of manch

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

manche f ‎(plural manche)

  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]

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]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing 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. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of manchar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of manchar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of manchar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of manchar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

manche

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of manchar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of manchar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of manchar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of manchar.