manilla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manilla (bracelet), from Catalan manilla (bracelet, armring); partly from Latin monīle (a necklace, collar), from Proto-Indo-European *mony- (withers, crest, mane); and partly from Frankish *mānili (moon-shaped ornament), from *māno (moon), from Proto-Germanic *mēnô (moon), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month), related to Old High German mânili (moon-shaped ornament). More at mane, moon.

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manilla (plural manillas)

  1. A penannular armlet, mostly in bronze, copper or gold, which served as a form of money or barter coinage amongst certain West African peoples.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manīcula, diminutive of manus (hand).

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manilla f (plural manilles)

  1. bracelet
  2. (usually in the plural) handcuff

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

manilla

  1. Adessive singular form of mani.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mano +‎ -illa, or more likely borrowed from Catalan manilla, itself a derivative of or from Vulgar Latin *manicla < Latin manicula, whence the inherited Spanish manija. Compare English manacle.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /maˈniʝa/, [maˈni.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /maˈniʎa/, [maˈni.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /maˈniʃa/, [maˈni.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /maˈniʒa/, [maˈni.ʒa]

Noun[edit]

manilla f (plural manillas)

  1. handle
  2. (Spain) door handle
  3. (Colombia) bracelet

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