manes

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See also: mânes, manès, manés, and manęs

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin manes ‎(spirits of the dead).

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Noun[edit]

manes (plural only)

  1. The souls or spirits of dead ancestors, conceived as deities or the subjects of reverence.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial, Penguin 2005, p. 9
      this was the Ustrina or place of burning their bodies, or some sacrificing place unto the Manes
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manes

  1. plural of mane

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

manes

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of manar

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Literally "the good ones", substantive use of the masculine plural of mānis ‎(good).

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Noun[edit]

mānēs m ‎(genitive mānium); third declension

  1. the spirits of dead ancestors; deified shades
  2. a corpse
  3. ashes; remains
  4. the netherworld
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Plural
nominative mānēs
genitive mānum
dative mānibus
accusative mānēs
ablative mānibus
vocative mānēs

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

mānēs

  1. nominative masculine singular of mānis
  2. accusative masculine singular of mānis
  3. vocative masculine singular of mānis
  4. nominative feminine singular of mānis
  5. accusative feminine singular of mānis
  6. vocative feminine singular of mānis

Etymology 3[edit]

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manēs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of maneō

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

manes m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. (Roman mythology) manes (spirits of the dead)

Spanish[edit]

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manes

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of manar.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

manes

  1. dative plural of man