manna

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See also: mánná and männä

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן (mān, 'manna).

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Noun[edit]

manna (uncountable)

  1. Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.
  2. By extension, any good thing which comes into one's hands by luck or good fortune.
  3. The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[1]
    • 1966, Bill Beatty, Tales of Old Australia, National Distributors, ISBN 1-86436-013-5, page 14, discussing old Australian foods
      The icing on the cake was made from manna, which was gathered under the manna gums. Manna mixed with milk made a splendid icing.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן (mān, 'manna).

Noun[edit]

manna n (genitive singular manna, uncountable)

  1. manna
  2. (botany) fruit of an elm tree

Declension[edit]

n1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative manna mannað
Accusative manna mannað
Dative manna mannanum
Genitive manna mannans

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן (mān, 'manna).

Noun[edit]

manna

  1. (biblical) manna (food substance)
  2. manna (any good thing)
  3. semolina

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (any good thing): nanna (especially food)

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Gothic[edit]

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manna

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰

Greenlandic[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

manna (demonstrative) (plural makku)

  1. proximal absolutive singular; this here, he/she/it here.

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  • una - that nearby
  • innga - that yonder
  • kanna - that down a medial distance
  • sanna - that down a long distance
  • pinnga - that up a medial distance
  • panna - that up a long distance
  • qanna - that in there/out there
  • anna - that in the north
  • kinnga - that in the south/that outside
  • inna - that which is invisible

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

manna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mannaði, supine mannað)

  1. to man

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Noun[edit]

manna n

  1. manna

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manna f (plural manne)

  1. manna (all senses)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

manna f (genitive mannae); first declension

  1. manna

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative manna mannae
genitive mannae mannārum
dative mannae mannīs
accusative mannam mannās
ablative mannā mannīs
vocative manna mannae

Ter Sami[edit]

Noun[edit]

manna

  1. moon
  2. month