manso

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manso (tame).

Adjective[edit]

manso

  1. meek; tame

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈman.so/, [ˈmän̪s̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -anso
  • Stress: mànso
  • Hyphenation: man‧so

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mānsus, back-formed from Latin mānsuētus.

Adjective[edit]

manso (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansi, feminine plural manse)

  1. (literary, regional) meek, tame
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback, in Italian), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto XXVIII, lines 76–78, page 416:
      Quali si stanno ruminando manse ¶ le capre, state rapide e proterve ¶ sovra le cime avante che sien pranse
      Even as in ruminating passive grow the goats, who have been swift and venturesome upon the mountain-tops ere they were fed
    Synonyms: docile, mansueto
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin mānsum (residence), from Latin mānsus, perfect passive participle of maneō (I stay, remain).

Noun[edit]

manso m (plural mansi)

  1. (historical) An amount of land (usually 12 jugerums) considered cultivable yearly by using two oxen or a single plough.

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mānsō

  1. dative masculine singular of mānsus
  2. dative neuter singular of mānsus
  3. ablative masculine singular of mānsus
  4. ablative neuter singular of mānsus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mansus, from Latin mansuetus.

Adjective[edit]

manso m (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansos, feminine plural mansas, comparable)

  1. (of animals) tame (mild and well-behaved)
  2. (of people) meek; submissive (following orders without protest)
  3. (of nature and natural phenomena) mild; gentle; tranquil

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mansus, from Latin mansuetus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

manso (feminine singular mansa, masculine plural mansos, feminine plural mansas)

  1. tame, meek, not threatening

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