manica

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See also: Manica and mãnicã

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

manica (plural manicas)

  1. manacle

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manica.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manica f (plural maniche) (augmetative manicona, meliorative manichetta, pejorative manicaccia)

  1. sleeve, shirtsleeve
  2. (heraldry) maunch
  3. (figuratively) gang, pack

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From manus (hand).

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Noun[edit]

manica f (genitive manicae); first declension

  1. long sleeve of a tunic
  2. (in the plural) manacles, handcuffs
  3. (in the plural, figuratively, nautical) a grappling-iron, used to hook enemy ships

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative manica manicae
Genitive manicae manicārum
Dative manicae manicīs
Accusative manicam manicās
Ablative manicā manicīs
Vocative manica manicae

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References[edit]

  • manica in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • manica in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • manica in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin