manier

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Noun[edit]

manier f (plural manieren, diminutive maniertje n)

  1. way, manner
    Op die manier — In that manner

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From main + -ier, from -oyer, possibly corrisponding to a Vulgar Latin root *manidiāre, from Latin manus. Compare Italian maneggiare, Spanish manejar, manear.

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Verb[edit]

manier

  1. to handle, manipulate, wield (an object)
  2. to use (software)
  3. to knead

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

manier m

  1. indefinite plural of mani

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • manïer (diaereses not universally used in transcriptions of Old French)

Verb[edit]

manier

  1. to handle
    • late 12th century, anonymous, La Folie de Tristan d'Oxford, page 408 (of the Champion Classiques edition of Le Roman de Tristan, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), lines 928-9:
      ne nul nel poeit manïer
      fors sul la raïne e Brenguain
      Nobody could handle him [the dog]
      apart from the queen and Brangain

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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