mandra

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mandra (flock). Compare the Italian expression darsi alla mandra (to give oneself to idleness) (literally "to give oneself to the herd").

Noun[edit]

mandra f (plural mandres)

  1. laziness
    Synonyms: peresa, accídia

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • “mandra” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandra f (plural mandre)

  1. herd (Variant of: mandria)

Further reading[edit]

  • mandra in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • mandra in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μάνδρα (mándra, enclosed space; barn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandra f (genitive mandrae); first declension

  1. (poetry) a stall or pen for cattle
  2. a column or train of pack animals
  3. an enclosure used in the board game Ludus latrunculorum

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mandra mandrae
Genitive mandrae mandrārum
Dative mandrae mandrīs
Accusative mandram mandrās
Ablative mandrā mandrīs
Vocative mandra mandrae

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: mandra
  • Italian: mandria, mandra
  • Sicilian: mànnira,

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Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandra f (plural mandras)

  1. fox