manus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus ‎(hand).

Noun[edit]

manus ‎(plural manus)

  1. (formal) A hand, as the part of the fore limb below the forearm in a man, or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
  2. (obsolete, Roman law) The power over other people, especially that of a man over his wife.

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Romani manush, from Sanskrit मनुष्य ‎(manuṣya, man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒnuʃ/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nus

Noun[edit]

manus ‎(plural manusok)

  1. (colloquial) guy, man
    • 2012, Judit Szántó (translator), Kathy Reichs, Csont és bőr (Death du Jour), Ulpius-ház (ISBN 978 963 254 598 1), chapter 11, page 169:
      A manus bólintott, és hűséges kutyaszemmel tapadt az arcára. ¶ – Viszlát – biccentett kecsesen Harry, mire a manus vállat vont, és beleveszett a tömegbe.

Latin[edit]

manus (a hand)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂-. Cognates include Old Norse mund, Old English mund. More at mound.

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Noun[edit]

manus f ‎(genitive manūs); fourth declension

  1. hand
  2. (figuratively) bravery, valor
  3. (figuratively) violence, fighting
  4. handwriting
  5. a side, part, faction
  6. a stake (in dice)
  7. a thrust with a sword
  8. paw of an animal
  9. trunk of an elephant
  10. branch of a tree
  11. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels
  12. group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers
  13. labor
  14. power, might
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Daniel 1:2
      et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae
      "And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand."
  15. (law) legal power of a man over his wife
  16. (law) an arrest
  17. group of people
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative manus manūs
genitive manūs manuum
dative manuī manibus
accusative manum manūs
ablative manū manibus
vocative manus manūs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *meh₂- ‎(timely, opportune); hence also immanis ‎(vast, monstrous).

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mānus m ‎(feminine māna, neuter mānum); first/second declension

  1. (Old Latin) good
    c. 600 CE – 625 CE, Isidore of Seville, Etymologies V.xxx.14
    Mane lux matura et plena, nec iam crepusculum. Et dictum mane a mano; manum enim antiqui bonum dicebant. Quid enim melius luce?
    By morning (mane) the light is ripe and full, no longer dusky. And the word mane is from the word manus, for manus of old meant good. For what is better than light?
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mānus māna mānum mānī mānae māna
genitive mānī mānae mānī mānōrum mānārum mānōrum
dative mānō mānō mānīs
accusative mānum mānam mānum mānōs mānās māna
ablative mānō mānā mānō mānīs
vocative māne māna mānum mānī mānae māna

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

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Noun[edit]

manūs

  1. genitive singular of manus
  2. nominative plural of manus
  3. accusative plural of manus
  4. vocative plural of manus

References[edit]

  • manus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

manus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of mans

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

manus n

  1. short for manuskript (in the sense of screenplay)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of manus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative manus manuset manus manusen
Genitive manus manusets manus manusens