manter

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese manteer, mantẽer, from Late Latin manūteneō, manūtenēre ‎(I support), from Latin manū ‎(with the hand) + teneō ‎(I hold).

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manter ‎(first-person singular present manteño, first-person singular preterite mantiven, past participle mantido)

  1. to maintain, sustain
  2. to nourish, feed
  3. first-person singular personal infinitive of manter
  4. third-person singular personal infinitive of manter

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese manteer, mantẽer, from Late Latin manūteneō, manūtenēre ‎(I support), from Latin manū ‎(with the hand) + teneō ‎(I hold). Compare Spanish mantener, French maintenir, Italian mantener.

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manter ‎(first-person singular present indicative mantenho, past participle mantido)

  1. to keep, maintain
  2. to hold, sustain, support

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:manter.

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