mantel

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See also: mantle, Mantel, mantèl, and Mäntel

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mantel, from Old English mentel (sleeveless cloak), later reinforced by cognate Anglo-Norman mantel, both from Latin mantēllum (covering, cloak), diminutive of mantum, from Celtiberian *mantum, from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Old Norse mǫttull.

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Noun[edit]

mantel (plural mantels)

  1. The shelf above a fireplace which may be also a structural support for the masonry of the chimney.
  2. (climbing) A maneuver to surmount a ledge, involving pushing down on the ledge to bring up the body. Also called a mantelshelf.

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Verb[edit]

mantel (third-person singular simple present mantels, present participle mantelling or (US) manteling, simple past and past participle mantelled or (US) manteled)

  1. (climbing) To surmount a ledge by pushing down on the ledge to bring up the body.

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mantel (tablecloth).

Noun[edit]

mantél

  1. tablecloth

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mantel, from Latin mantēllum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑn.təl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: man‧tel

Noun[edit]

mantel m (plural mantels, diminutive manteltje n)

  1. cape, cloak, mantle
  2. (somewhat dated outside certain compounds) coat, jacket
  3. surface (literal), lack of substance (figurative) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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  • Afrikaans: mantel
  • Indonesian: mantel

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mantel (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. coat

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in Galician since the 13th century. A borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin mantēle, mantēlium.

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Noun[edit]

mantel m (plural manteis)

  1. tablecloth
    • 1257, A. Martínez Salazar (ed.), Documentos gallegos de los siglos XIII al XVI. A Coruña: Casa de la Misericordia, page 25:
      cada ano unos bóós mantééns de VIIIj. uaras enlongo et de v. palmos en ancho parao refertoyro da grana
      each year, some good tablecloth, 8 yards long and 5 palms wide, for the refectory of the farm

References[edit]

  • mantel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mantee” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mantéé” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mantel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mantel” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mantel” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch mantel (mantle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈman.təl/
  • Hyphenation: man‧têl

Noun[edit]

mantêl (plural, first-person possessive mantelku, second-person possessive mantelmu, third-person possessive mantelnya)

  1. coat (an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mantellum via German Mantel

Noun[edit]

mantel m (definite singular mantelen, indefinite plural mantler, definite plural mantlene)

  1. a mantel or mantelpiece, a shelf above a fireplace or support for the chimney
  2. a cover to protect or strengthen a machine or piece of machinery
  3. (geology) a mantle, the layer between the Earth's core and crust

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mantellum via German Mantel

Noun[edit]

mantel m (definite singular mantelen, indefinite plural mantlar, definite plural mantlane)

  1. a mantel or mantelpiece, a shelf above a fireplace or support for the chimney
  2. a cover to protect or strengthen a machine or piece of machinery
  3. (geology) a mantle, the layer between the Earth's core and crust

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mantēllum (covering, cloak), diminutive of mantum

Noun[edit]

mantel m (oblique plural manteaus or manteax or mantiaus or mantiax or mantels, nominative singular manteaus or manteax or mantiaus or mantiax or mantels, nominative plural mantel)

  1. mantle (clothing)

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Mantel.

Noun[edit]

mantel

  1. coat

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ecclesiastical Latin mantēle, mantēlium.

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Noun[edit]

mantel m (plural manteles)

  1. tablecloth

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mantel c

  1. a mantle, a cloak, a robe
  2. (geology) a mantle, the layer between the Earth's core and crust
  3. a jacket (on a bullet)
  4. a mantel, a shelf above a fireplace or support for the chimney

Declension[edit]

Declension of mantel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mantel manteln mantlar mantlarna
Genitive mantels mantelns mantlars mantlarnas

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