mann

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Cornish[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

mann

  1. at all

Noun[edit]

mann m

  1. nothing, nil

Cardinal number[edit]

mann

  1. zero

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mann

  1. accusative singular of maður

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mann

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

mann m

  1. indefinite accusative singular of maður

Luxembourgish[edit]

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mann (comparative manner, superlative mannst)

  1. little, few

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mann, accusative case of maðr (man) (compare the accusative of the Icelandic maður). Originally the word only had the sense "human" but later changed to primarily designate an adult male, the original meaning being replaced by words such as menneske and person. Believed to ultimately be from Proto-Germanic *mann-, stemming from the Proto-Indo-European root *man-. Cognate with Swedish man, Danish mand, Icelandic and Faroese maður, English man and many others.

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Noun[edit]

mann m (definite singular mannen; indefinite plural menn; definite plural mennene)

  1. man (adult male human being)
    Det sitter tre menn og to kvinner i styret - There are three men and two women on the board
  2. (mostly in regular sayings and idioms) A human being, person
    Den vanlige mann = The man in the street, the ordinary citizen
    Gå ned med mann og mus = Be lost with all hands (literally: "Go down with man and mouse")
  3. A person with certain praiseworthy qualities, often used about males
    Være mann nok for = Be a man enough for
    Være en mann = Be a man
  4. One's husband
    Hun mistet mannen sin i en ulykke for tre år siden = She lost her husband in an accident three years ago

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adam, fyr, gubbe, hann, herre, kar, mannfolk, menneske


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mann, accusative case of maðr (man) (compare the accusative of the Icelandic maður). Originally the word only had the sense "human" but later changed to primarily designate an adult male, the original meaning being replaced by words such as menneske and person. Believed to ultimately be from Proto-Germanic *mann-, stemming from the Proto-Indo-European root *man-. Cognate with Swedish man, Danish mand, Icelandic and Faroese maður, English man and many others.

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Noun[edit]

mann m (definite singular mannen, indefinite plural menn, definite plural mennene)

  1. man (adult male human being)
  2. (mostly in regular sayings and idioms) human being, person
  3. person with certain praiseworthy qualities, often used about males
  4. husband

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mann-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European, though the derivation is problematic; a root *man- is one possibility. Cognate with Old Frisian man, mon, Old Saxon man, Old Dutch man, Old High German man (German Mann), Old Norse maðr, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna). The Sanskrit मनु (manu, man) seems to be cognate; some have suggested a common root from an Indo-European base word for mind (from *men- (to think)), though this is by no means universally accepted.

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Noun[edit]

mann m

  1. person, human
  2. man (adult male)
  3. the rune , representing the sound /m/

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