manu

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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu ‎(plural manumanu)

  1. bird (animal)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. (colloquial) studio director

Declension[edit]

Inflection of manu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative manu manut
genitive manun manujen
partitive manua manuja
illative manuun manuihin
singular plural
nominative manu manut
accusative nom.? manu manut
gen. manun
genitive manun manujen
partitive manua manuja
inessive manussa manuissa
elative manusta manuista
illative manuun manuihin
adessive manulla manuilla
ablative manulta manuilta
allative manulle manuille
essive manuna manuina
translative manuksi manuiksi
instructive manuin
abessive manutta manuitta
comitative manuineen

Synonyms[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)

Kapingamarangi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

manū f

  1. ablative singular of manus

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

manu

  1. accusative singular masculine form of mans
  2. instrumental singular masculine form of mans
  3. genitive plural masculine form of mans
  4. accusative singular feminine form of mans
  5. instrumental singular feminine form of mans
  6. genitive plural feminine form of mans

Verb[edit]

manu

  1. 1st person singular present indicative form of manīt

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)
  2. figuratively, a person held in high esteem

References[edit]

  • "manu", Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary,

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *manō, from Proto-Indo-European *mon ‎(neck). Near cognates include Old Norse mön and Old High German mana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manu f

  1. mane

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)

Derived terms[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus. Compare Catalan , French main, Galician man, Italian mano, Occitan man, Portuguese mão, Romanian mână, Spanish mano.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. hand

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus ‎(hand).

Noun[edit]

manu f (plural manu)

  1. hand

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *manu, from Proto-Oceanic *manu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *manuk, from Proto-Austronesian *manuk.

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. bird (animal)

Tongan[edit]

Noun[edit]

manu

  1. animal
    Pamphlets in the Tonga language, "Koe Hisitolia o Natula", page 58:
    Oku faa vahe ae kalasi huhu kihe faahiga e hiva, o behe:—
    1. Koe manu nima ua (Bimana)
    There are nine things like parts called the classes which have breasts, like so:—
    1. The animals with two hands (Bimana)

Derived terms[edit]

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