manzana

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Aragonese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manzana f (plural manzanas)

  1. apple

References[edit]


Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manzana

Noun[edit]

manzana

  1. apple.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier mazana, from Vulgar Latin (Iberian dialect) mattiana, shortened from Latin malum matianum, a kind of apple, literally apples of Matius. Matius, a friend of Caesar, was a Roman horticulturist and author of cookbooks.

Cognate with Portuguese maçã.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /manˈθana/, [mãn̟ˈθana]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /manˈsana/, [mãnˈsana]
  • Hyphenation: man‧za‧na
  • Rhymes: -ana

Noun[edit]

manzana f (plural manzanas)

  1. apple
  2. city block
    dar la vuelta a la manzana
    go around the block

Synonyms[edit]

  • (city block): cuadra (Latin America)

Derived terms[edit]


Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish manzana.

Noun[edit]

manzana

  1. apple

References[edit]

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006) Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 20