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From Proto-Indo-European *men- (to stay, stand still) (with mānsum influenced by mānsī), related to Persian ماندن(mândan, to remain), Ancient Greek μένω (ménō, I remain).



maneō (present infinitive manēre, perfect active mānsī, supine mānsum); second conjugation

  1. I stay, remain
    • Paulisper mane!
      Stay a little.
  2. (transitive) I wait for, expect
  3. I last, endure
  4. I spend the night


   Conjugation of maneo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maneō manēs manet manēmus manētis manent
imperfect manēbam manēbās manēbat manēbāmus manēbātis manēbant
future manēbō manēbis manēbit manēbimus manēbitis manēbunt
perfect mānsī mānsistī mānsit mānsimus mānsistis mānsērunt, mānsēre
pluperfect mānseram mānserās mānserat mānserāmus mānserātis mānserant
future perfect mānserō mānseris mānserit mānserimus mānseritis mānserint
passive present maneor manēris, manēre manētur manēmur manēminī manentur
imperfect manēbar manēbāris, manēbāre manēbātur manēbāmur manēbāminī manēbantur
future manēbor manēberis, manēbere manēbitur manēbimur manēbiminī manēbuntur
perfect mānsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mānsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mānsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maneam maneās maneat maneāmus maneātis maneant
imperfect manērem manērēs manēret manērēmus manērētis manērent
perfect mānserim mānserīs mānserit mānserimus mānseritis mānserint
pluperfect mānsissem mānsissēs mānsisset mānsissēmus mānsissētis mānsissent
passive present manear maneāris, maneāre maneātur maneāmur maneāminī maneantur
imperfect manērer manērēris, manērēre manērētur manērēmur manērēminī manērentur
perfect mānsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mānsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present manē manēte
future manētō manētō manētōte manentō
passive present manēre manēminī
future manētor manētor manentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives manēre mānsisse mānsūrus esse manērī mānsus esse mānsum īrī
participles manēns mānsūrus mānsus manendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
manēre manendī manendō manendum mānsum mānsū

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  • maneo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • maneo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • maneo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to abide by, persist in one's opinion: in sententia manere, permanere, perseverare, perstare
    • (ambiguous) to remain loyal: in fide manere (B. G. 7. 4. 5)
    • (ambiguous) to remain faithful to one's duty: in officio manere (Att. 1. 3)
    • (ambiguous) to appease the manes, make sacrifice for departed souls: manes expiare (Pis. 7. 16)
    • (ambiguous) to remain in subjection: in officio manere, permanere

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  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of manear.