manière

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See also: maniere, maniéré, and maniére

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French maniere, from Old French maniere, meniere, manere, itself either from a Vulgar Latin *manāria, from feminine of Latin manuārius (belonging to the hand), or from the Old French masculine manier, itself from the same source. Compare Occitan manièra, Catalan manera, Spanish manera, Portuguese maneira.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.njɛʁ/
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [mɔ̃jæ(ɾ)]

Noun[edit]

manière f (plural manières)

  1. manner, way
    Synonym: façon
    une autre manière de vivre
    another way of living

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Adverb[edit]

manière

  1. (Louisiana) somewhat, kinda, sorta, a bit, a little
    Alle est manière tchaque drette asteur. - She's kind of drunk right now.

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

manière

  1. plural of manièra