manejar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mão +‎ -ejar, or borrowing from Italian maneggiare. Compare manear and manusear.

Verb[edit]

manejar (first-person singular present indicative manejo, past participle manejado)

  1. to manage
  2. to handle

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian maneggiare. Replaced the older Spanish manear, itself of the same root as the Italian word, probably a Vulgar Latin *manidiāre from Latin manus (hand). Compare English manage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mäne̞ˈxäɾ], [mäne̞ˈhäɾ]

Verb[edit]

manejar (first-person singular present manejo, first-person singular preterite manejé, past participle manejado)

  1. to handle
  2. to manage
  3. (Latin America, Philippines, Equatorial Guinea) to drive (a vehicle)

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