manjar

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto manĝi, from French manger, Italian mangiare, ultimately from Latin manducare, present active infinitive of manducō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈʒaɾ/, /manˈd͡ʒar/

Verb[edit]

manjar (present tense manjas, past tense manjis, future tense manjos, imperative manjez, conditional manjus)

  1. (transitive) to eat
    Ni manjos kande la manjajo finigos.
    We eat when the food is done.
  2. (figuratively) to eat away; consume

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Lombard[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈd͡ʒa/, west. [mã(n)ˈd͡ʒa], east. [manˈza], north. [manˈʒa]
  • IPA(key): /maːˈja/, west. [mãˈja], east. [maːˈja]
  • IPA(key): /maˈɲa/, west. [mãˈɲa]

Verb[edit]

  1. to eat

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan manjar, from Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō.

Verb[edit]

manjar

  1. to eat

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Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō.

Verb[edit]

manjar

  1. to eat

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French manger, Old French mengier, or Italian mangiare, from Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mɐ̃ˈʒaɾ/
  • (Brazil)
    • noun: IPA(key): /mɐ̃ˈʒaʁ/, /mɐ̃ˈʒax/
    • verb: IPA(key): /mɐ̃ˈʒa(ʁ)/, /mɐ̃ˈʒa(x)/
  • Hyphenation: man‧jar
  • Rhymes: -ar

Noun[edit]

manjar m (plural manjares)

  1. any food or dish, chiefly a well-prepared or sophisticated one
  2. a short name for a number of desserts of Brazilian origin, as for example manjar-branco, manjar-dos-anjos and manjar-imperial

Verb[edit]

manjar (first-person singular present indicative manjo, past participle manjado)

  1. (slang) to eat
  2. (Brazil, slang, usually followed by de) to significantly understand or master a particular subject or activity
    Ela manja de matemática.She knows mathematics quite well.
    Eu manjo de videogames.I am good at videogames.
    Manja de inglês? Preciso de uma ajuda.
    Do you understand English well? I need some help.
  3. (Brazil, chiefly in Rio de Janeiro, slang, usually as the expression manja-rola) to look at something, often furtively (particularly at someone else's penis)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a verb that originally meant "to eat", preserved thus in Portuguese, borrowed from Old Catalan or Occitan or Old Occitan menjar, from Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō. Doublet of manducar.

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Noun[edit]

manjar m (plural manjares)

  1. food, sustenance (especially delicious food, or one of the types of foods listed below)
  2. sustenance (something which invigorates mind or body)
  3. (obsolete) suit (one of the four types of cards in a deck)
  4. (Chile) fudge (sweet candy spread)

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